tire out


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tire (one) out

To exhaust, fatigue, or deplete the energy of someone or an animal. That long meeting really tired me out. Our new puppy has so much energy that I have to take him for a run each day to tire him out.
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tire someone out

to exhaust someone. The extra work tired him out a lot. Too much work will tire out the horses.
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tire out

to become exhausted. I tire out easily. When I had the flu, I found that I tired out easily.
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tire out

v.
To deplete the strength or energy of someone or something; fatigue someone or something: Traveling always tires me out. The long ride tired out the horses.
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