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


hound out

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
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Phrasal Verbs

hound somebody out (of something)


hound somebody from something

[usually passive]
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to force someone to leave a job or a place, especially by making their life difficult and unpleasant They were hounded out of the country. He claims he has been hounded from his job by jealous colleagues.
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