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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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.
They had opened the trunk and had taken two tires off.
I've found sleeping bags, blankets, pillows (good for puppies), camp stoves, lanterns, fishing poles, cases of food, beer, pop, groceries, tires off of boats, spare tires, semi-truck tires with rims, hub caps (they make great dog dishes), nuts, bolts, springs and parts off of trailers (some off our vehicles), fan belts, tools, a level (not broken), trailer hitch receivers, trailer balls, boat anchors, ropes, saddle blankets, dog dishes, a Levi jacket, windbreakers, caps, shoes, hats, hard hats, sunglasses, DPS hat (Smokey the bear) and one real nice leather jacket (after the bike run), wallets (nothing in them), children's toys, and stuffed animals (washed and given to thrift stores).
This past June, a team of military salvage divers began fishing for 700,000 of the tires off the beaches of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.