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bomb out of

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phrasal verb [transitive] American informal
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theybomb out of
he/she/itbombs out of
present participlebombing out of
past tensebombed out of
past participlebombed out of
  1. bomb out of something to have to leave something such as a competition because you have failed badly or been easily defeated

    After only six months, the company bombed out of the computer software business.

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