wear out (1)
Meaning: If something such as a shoe wears out, it gets old and damaged from being used.
- wear out Johnny's shoes are wearing out, so I'm going to buy him a new pair.
- be worn out The tyres on his motorbike are worn out, and they're dangerous.
Nouns often used as subjects with wear out (1): shoes, socks, jeans, suit, tyre, carpet, printer, photocopier
If a businessman's suit is wearing out, he needs to
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Contributor: Matt Errey