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Definition of get out of phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

get out of

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

    get out of something

     
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  1. 1to avoid a responsibility or duty We promised we'd go—we can't get out of it now. get out of doing something I wish I could get out of going to that meeting.
  2. 2 to stop having a particular habit I can't get out of the habit of waking up at six in the morning.

get something out of somebody

 
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to persuade someone to tell or give you something, especially by force The police finally got a confession out of her.

get something out of somebody/something

 
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to gain or obtain something good from someone or something She seems to get a lot out of life. He always gets the best out of people.
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