Prepositional Phrases with OUT!! Here is a list of some common prepositional phrases with “out” in English.
Out can be used in the following ways:
Adverb: We went out into the garden.He took out a penknife.
After the verb ‘to be’: You were out when I called.The house was silent and all the lights were out.
Prepositional Phrases with Out
Prepositional phrases are set phrases or groups of words introduced by a preposition.
Below are some examples of commonly-used propositional phrases with ‘OUT’, with their meaning and a sentence showing how they are used.
List of Prepositional Phrases with OUT.
|Out of breath||Out of context|
|Out of control||Out of curiosity|
|Out of danger||Out of date|
|Out of debt||Out of doors|
|Out of duty||Out of fashion|
|Out of hand||Out of hatred|
|Out of ideas||Out of in step|
|Out of jealousy||Out of love|
|Out of one’s mind||Out of order|
|Out of pity||Out of place|
|Out of practice||Out of print|
|Out of reach||Out of respect for|
|Out of school||Out of sight|
|Out of spite||Out of step|
|Out of stock||Out of the kitchen|
|Out of the ordinary||Out of the question|
|Out of trouble||Out of work|
|Out out struggle|
Examples of Prepositional Phrases with OUT
- Examples of Prepositional Phrases with OUT
- Information can go out-of-date quickly, particularly in some areas of medicine.
- One dancer was fractionally out of step.
- I helped her out of love, not out of pity.
- Lemon and lime juice were both temporarily out of stock.
- The office telephones were all out of order.
- We’re starting to run out of ideas.
- Cain killed Abel out of jealousy and was exiled by God.
- Finally, more out of duty than compassion, a senior mortgage trader named Andy Stone left to find Matty.
- The plane was spinning out of control.
- If you can’t stand the heat get out of the kitchen.
- It is totally out of the question to postpone the midnight deadline.
- The lorry veered out of control, overturned and smashed into a wall.
- The classic look never goes out of fashion.
PREPOSITIONAL PHRASES WITH MEANING AND EXAMPLES
|Out of bounds||Beyond the limits.|
A prohibited area.
|– Paul sent the ball out of bounds.|
– The ballroom is out of bounds.
|Out of breath||To breathe with difficulty.||Julia ran all the way home and arrived out of breath.|
|Out of character||Not typical of a person; unusual behaviour.||Andy is acting out of character today.|
|Out of control||Unmanageable||The children were totally out of control.|
|Out of danger||No longer at risk.||The patient is out of danger now.|
|Out of hand||Uncontrollable||We must deal with the situation before it gets out of hand.|
|Out of luck||Unlucky; unfortunate.||You’re out of luck today. We don’t have any left.|
|Out of necessity||Because it’s necessary.||Alex has two jobs out of necessity.|
|Out of order||Does not work.||The phone is out of order.|
|Out of the question||Inconceivable; cannot be envisaged.||Private medical care is out of the question.|
|Out of place||Inappropriate||Jeans are out of place at a formal dinner.|
|Out of practice||Have not been exercising a skill.||I can’t play the piano any more. I’m out of practice.|
|Out of print||No longer available from publisher||I’m afraid the book is out of print.|
|Out of reach||Too high to reach.||The jug was out of reach on the top shelf.|
|Out of season||No longer in season.||Strawberries are out of season now.|
|Out of sight||No longer visible.||She waved until he was out of sight.|
|Out of sorts||Feeling unwell or upset.||Paula looks out of sorts today.|
|Out of touch||Not aware of events; not in contact.||I’ve been travelling for six months so I’m completely out of touch with everything.|
|Out of tune||Not the right notes.||It’s awful. She’s singing out of tune.|
|Out of turn||Not in the correct order.||Please wait. Don’t speak out of turn.|
|Out of work||Not have a job.||Many people are out of work in this area.|