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Phrasal Verbs

pour out

This page is about the phrasal verb pour out

Meaning: to leave a place in large numbers

Synonym: stream out

For example:

  • pour out After I poked a stick in the ant's nest, the ants started pouring out everywhere.

  • pour out During the war, refugees poured out of the country to escape the violence.

Quick Quiz:

The game had just finished and the fans were pouring out of

a. their favourite players

b. their team's song

c. the stadium

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