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  • v. Past participle of go out


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  • Mother had gone out to the red barn and retrieved a huge ten-penny nail and a hammer.

    Change Me Into Zeus’s Daughter

  • *Although the term civic art has gone out of fashion, it was once widely used.

    Makeshift Metropolis

  • The electricity had gone out immediately after Khabarnama, the evening news.

    Beneath My Mother’s Feet

  • But Brek seemed to have gone out of business long beforeeven the policemen we asked hadnt heard of itso we settled for a place called the English Football Pub.

    The Italian Summer

  • Decimation was an ancient Roman military punishment that had gone out of use until Crassus revived it.

    The Spartacus War

  • Younger, in uniform, treating those at his table to the most expensive kanar on the menu, just as he always did at this time of night, telling Rom to bill it to a Cardassian trade mission that had gone out of business years ago.


  • To begin with, now that we were in France, the park-wherever-your-car-fits idea had gone out of favor: one was required to actually obey the rules.

    The Italian Summer

  • Two bodies were missing from the boat: those of the porn star with the busted finger, and Quentin Harrold, both of whom had gone out on the yacht to guard the Obers and the Merciers.

    The Killing Kind

  • That serge manufactory in Redcliff gone out of business and the four hundred souls it employed thrown upon the parish!

    Morgan’s Run

  • This turned out to be a section of the city called Carignano, a fairly well-off and entirely pleasant district that might have had a number of good restaurants in Columbuss day, all of which seemed to have gone out of business in the intervening centuries.

    The Italian Summer


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