Learning phrasal verbs like this one will help make your English sound more natural and give you an edge on English exams, like the TOEIC, TOEFL, and IELTS.
What does the phrasal verb WEAR OUT mean?
the phrasal verb Wear out means to become exhausted or to use something until it becomes unusable or ineffective. We use “wear out” when we exhaust ourselves or when an item loses its quality or functionality due to extensive use.
Here are some examples using wear out with this meaning:
- Lisa went for a long run and wore herself out.
- Mark’s old shoes have worn out, so he needs to buy a new pair.
- Emily’s laptop battery has worn out after years of continuous use.
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