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Dr Hammond’s out just now, visiting a patient.
Why don’t you take Dad out for a drink?
Try to get out and about more – make new friends.
It was back in November when the album came out.
In his latest book, out today, he tells of his experiences in the civil war.
Arthur had hit his head on a beam and knocked himself out.
I must have been out for five minutes before I recovered consciousness.
We’re out of toilet paper.
a motorist who had run out of petrol
I’m running out of ideas – can you suggest anything?
Members of the Engineering Union came out in support of the miners.
Workers at the Solihull factory are still out.
If we don’t win today, we’ll be out of the championships.
Many people voted Liberal just to keep the Tories out.
secret efforts to force the President out of power
I’ve hurt my back, so gardening is out as far as I’m concerned.
Anything that costs more than £3,000 is out.
Church bells rang out across the land.
Someone called out to me from an upstairs window.
Don’t whisper, say it out loud so we can all hear.
Their calculations were out by about two million pounds.
Paul reckoned we’d need 12 gallons of paint, and he wasn’t far out.
At last her secret was out and, of course, there would be a scandal.
The exam results aren’t out yet.
So the news has leaked out already, has it?
The West Indies Team were all out before lunch.
The copy machine is out again.
Parents will be relieved that their children are out of danger.
Stacey will be allowed to go free on condition that he stays out of trouble for a year.
Everyone was fighting everyone else – I’m glad to be out of it.
We are facing a major crisis and there is no easy way out.
Only one out of ten graduates goes into the teaching profession.
He’s out of hospital, but he can’t go back to work.
Teachers just out of college are most influenced by fashionable theories.
It was agreed that alcohol should not be served, out of respect for Muslim customs.
I went along to watch the ceremony, more out of curiosity than anything else.
a figure of a dancer carved out of black wood
They had constructed a simple shelter out of bamboo and palm leaves.
Come on, what’s the problem? Out with it!
Supplies of uranium will have run out by the end of the decade.
The first edition of the book sold out within 24 hours.
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