Phrasal Verbs with WEAR

wear off
to gradually decrease, disappear, or stop
The effects of the drug will start to wear off soon.

wear out
to make someone feel extremely tired
The past few days had really worn me out.

wear out
to be used until no longer in good condition
The children have all worn out their shoes.

wear down
to gradually make someone weaker or less determined
All the stress is beginning to wear him down.

wear on
to pass very slowly
We were feeling more tired as the night wore on.

 

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