Meaning of the Phrasal Verb GO OUT
for English Language Learners (ELL) – those learning to speak English as a Second Language (ESL), or English as an Additional Language (EAL)
leave your home for entertainment, or a social event
go on a date with another person
1. I don’t go out very often. I prefer spending time alone.
2. My sister goes out with her friends every weekend.
3. I know you agreed to go out with her cousin, but she didn’t tell you what he was like. I think you should back out. He’s really strange!
stop working or existing (for fire or light)
1. The fire went out when it started raining.
2. There was a small wind and suddenly the candle went out.
3. The power went out in all of New York last week after the storm.
Note: Many phrasal verbs have more than one meaning. The definitions may not all be included here.
|present –||GO OUT|
|present participle –||GOING OUT|
|past –||WENT OUT|
|past participle –||GONE OUT|