copy out


copy out
verb
copy very carefully and as accurately as possible
Hypernyms: ↑copy
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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ˌcopy ˈout [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they copy out he/she/it copies out present participle copying out past tense copied out past participle copied out] phrasal verb
to write something again exactly as it has been written

We had to copy out sentences from a book.

Thesaurus: to write somethingsynonym
Main entry: copy

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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