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A VERY UNUSED PREPOSITION: OUT OF



This awesome and sexy prepositional phrase is so unbelievably common but rarely used by learners๐Ÿค” So my dear friends, I've given some classic examples below:

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป Why I cleaned the toilet you ask, my darling Out of love! Good man I am! 
(Because I love you) 


๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป I robbed Diksi out of desperation! I needed some kefir so badly! 
(Because I was desperate) 

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป I took the job at KFC out of necessity. I needed the money! 
(Because it was necessary) 

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป I am just asking about your love life out of curiosity! So are you single?
(Because I am curious) 


๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป A question out of interest: how is it that you can annoy every living person? 
(Because I am interested) 


๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป I smacked him in the face out of revenge!
(Because I wanted revenge)

‼ Of course OUT OF can have other functions. The most common being MADE FROM:


๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป I spend months making models out of wood then I burn them.

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป No, my darling, Mud Pie really isn't made out of mud!

Aaaaand of course when no longer in a state or position:

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป I'm out of work at the moment. (Unemployed)

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป Nah, can't meet up. I'll be out of town this weekend, I'm afraid. (Away)

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป Oh pancakes! The vending machine is out of order again! My Snickers is stuck!!!

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป That's not a nice thing to say to me! You're well out of order! (nasty, mean)

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป I suppose we'll only be out of danger when that massive bear either gives up or has a heart attack!

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป Sorry, we're out of stock. We'll get more Imodium in next week only. 

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป You're fresh out of friends! I guess you'd better stop annoying everyone.

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป I stop playing Russian Roulette when I ran out of luck.

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