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phrasal verb
  1. 3
    to go somewhere in order to be present at an event or take part in an activity

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  2. 6
    to point or to be directed outward, or to make something do this

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  3. 7
    mainly British to remove something from a container by turning it upside down

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    1. a.
      British to remove everything from your pockets or a bag

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  4. 8
    be turned out to be dressed in a particular way

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