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out to (a meal)

to be away, eating a meal. Mary is out to lunch right now. Fred went out to dinner for the evening.
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After Beltre's home run tied the game in the seventh, the Dodgers had a chance to take the lead when Encarnacion singled and Ventura walked, but Alex Cora grounded out to end the inning.
Shawn Green has done plenty this season to reshape his stature as a premier right fielder, but what he did Thursday could turn out to save the Dodgers' season.
Glaus, the next batter, flied out to center ending the inning.
The JetHawks (5-5) put the tying and winning runs in scoring position with two outs in the ninth, but Ray Noriega preserved Bennett's solid relief outing by retiring pinch-hitter Greg Connors on a line out to second with the bases loaded.