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Phrasal Verbs

die out

This page is about the phrasal verb die out

Meaning

If something like a species of animal or a language is dying out, it is disappearing and could soon be lost forever.

Synonym

become extinct

For example

  • die out Several languages will die out soon if more people don't start learning them and speaking them.

  • die out Some people believe polar bears could die out within twenty or thirty years because of global warming.

Quick Quiz

Which of these animals has died out?

a. the mammoth

b. the panda

c. the rabbit

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