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Phrasal Verbs

map out

This page is about the phrasal verb map out

Meaning

If you map out something, you plan in detail the future of something.

Synonym

plan

For example

  • map out sth Before he'd even finished high school, Ali's father had mapped out his future for him.

  • map sth out Lisa has mapped a career out for herself in music, and she's determined to work hard and make it happen.

Nouns often used as objects with map out: plan, future, career, options, strategy

Quick Quiz

Carol has spent the last few days talking to career counsellors and mapping out her

a. job guide

b. career path

c. work history

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