tire (one) out

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tire (one) out

To exhaust, fatigue, or deplete the energy of one. 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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tired out

Exceptionally exhausted or fatigued. All that running around has the kids pretty tired out, so we might have a relaxed afternoon inside. I'm pretty tired out after all that travel, but it's good to finally be home.
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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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tired out

Also, tired to death. Exhausted, as in She looked tired out after that trip, or He came home tired to death. The first term dates from the second half of the 1500s; the second, a hyperbole, was first recorded in 1740. Also see sick and tired; to death.
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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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He spun the tires off the line and offered a few drifts as well, which can be seen through the large plume of white smoke.
But some participants found themselves lifting large tires off shores littered with glass and plastic bags.
French millennial author Emma, in her comic collection, The Mental Load, describes how such obligations, together, weigh on the person "always having to remember." Despite a growing household load taken on by men, Emma says the exhausting weight of managing the mental load is "almost completely born by women." This includes the never-ending list of family-related work: book the pediatrician appointment; add hummus to the grocery list; take winter tires off the car; buy the birthday present.
"I should've knocked (Bowyer's) butt out of the way because he held me up for 15-20 laps and burnt my front tires off screwing with him," Truex said.
On April 14, he reported a suspicious excavator to CICP, and after a brief investigation found the suspect down the road taking the tires off of an ODOT light stand so he could replace the excavators tires.
"This common-sense legislation to keep dangerous used tires off the road will help improve highway and motorist safety."
The problem, the deputies said, is that many used tire stores will drop the tires off at collection sites in Elyria, Lorain and Grafton Township or pay people to do it for them so they can avoid the expense of paying to properly dispose of the tires.
In this case, it's like taking the tires off a car and replacing them with tank treads, Voigt says.
STURBRIDGE -- Two people were injured Sunday morning when a car ran off Interstate 84 into the woods, ending up precariously leaning against a tree, with its back tires off the ground.
The state Department of Transportation won't extend the state's five-month studded tire season this year, which means vehicle owners need to get the tires off by midnight Monday or face the possibility of a fine.
The VRT interfaces with the front bumper of the disabled haul truck and lifts the front tires off the ground, evenly distributing the weight between the rear tires of the disabled vehicle, the VRT and the prime mover.
I removed the front wheels and tires, took the tires off the wheels and painted the wheels.
"We're taking tires off the road and putting them back on the road," Kemball-Cook told ABC News.
The old system was mechanical and required a speed differential between the two axles to send power to the back, which meant that a CR-V driver could accidentally squeal the front tires off the line before the rear wheels engaged.
I told him, "If you move another foot I'll shoot the tires off your vehicle." He stopped and looked at me, and then backed off.