Значение идиомы be out

[be out] {v. phr.} 1. To not be at home or at one’s place of work.

I tried to call but they told me that Al was out.

2. To be unacceptable; not be considered; impossible.

I suggested that we hire more salespeople but the boss replied that such a move was positively out.

3. To be poorer by; suffer a loss of.

Unless more people came to the church picnic, we realized we would be out $500 at least.

4. To be in circulation, in print, published.

Jane said that her new novel won’t be out for at least another month.

5. A baseball term indicating that a player has been declared either unfit to continue or punished by withdrawing him.

The spectators thought that John was safe at third base, but the umpire said he was out.

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Значение идиомы be out