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out of; also written outa


We're outta here.

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  • Those pistols he issued got shot out and we had to get outta there fast!

    The Pirates of Ersatz Murray Leinster
  • I just got outta—Listen, I can't take it so good any more, see?

    Alarm Clock

    Everett B. Cole
  • "Cheatin' us outta a fight," Kirby observed with mock seriousness.

    Ride Proud, Rebel! Andre Alice Norton
  • Me, I sometimes wonder if I jus' dreamed Texas outta m' head.

    Ride Proud, Rebel! Andre Alice Norton
  • You outta be 'shamed t' treat me that way, Sha'p head, 'n' you know you outta!

    The Forged Note Oscar Micheaux
  • The Yankees sure are kind, presentin' us with a couple of ships jus' outta the goodness of their hearts.

    Ride Proud, Rebel! Andre Alice Norton
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Out of •Eye dialect: We're outta here

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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