drain out

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drain out

To flow or move out of something, as of a liquid. Because the stopper had come loose, most of the water had drained out of the tub by the time I came back for my bath.
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drain out

to flow out or empty. All the milk drained out of the container onto the bottom of the refrigerator. All the oil drained out of the crankcase.
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Now you've got a caustic cocktail of chemicals in the sink that could cause damage as it splashes or drains out while you use other methods to clear the problem.