drain out of

drain (something) out of (something)

To cause a liquid to flow or move out of something. Can you drain the water out of that pot? I don't want the pasta to get soggy.
See also: drain, of, out
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drain something out of something

 and drain something out
to cause something to flow from something; to empty all of some liquid out of something. She drained the last drop out of the bottle. She drained out all the water in the pot.
See also: drain, of, out
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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