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Wear Out

How to Conjugate Wear Out

  • Infinitive: Wear Out
  • Present Tense: Wear Out/ Wears Out
  • -ing Form: Wearing Out
  • Past Tense: Wore Out
  • Past Participle: Worn Out
Wear Out is a separable phrasal verb and has 2 definitions.

Definitions of Wear Out:

1. When something is damaged or weakened from use and age.

Examples: The carpet looks worn out, we should replace it.
The brakes on my car are really worn out. I’m afraid I’m going to get in an accident.

2. When something or someone makes you very tired.

Examples: I need a holiday. Work is wearing me out!
Having a child can wear you out, because you never get enough sleep.

See our complete list of English phrasal verbs.