bomb out

  1. (adverb; tr, usually passive) to make homeless by bombing: 24 families in this street have been bombed out

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How to use bomb out in a sentence

  • He had the bomb out of his pocket, when the machine guns began firing again, this time at something on his left.

    Hunter Patrol | Henry Beam Piper and John J. McGuire
  • Theyll only follow up and bomb us out traverse by traverse till theres none of us left to bomb out.

    Grapes of wrath | Boyd Cable
  • One of them made a sign, transferred the vapor gun to his left hand, and took a bomb out of his pocket.

    Black Star's Campaign | Johnston McCulley
  • Because the Germans knew what must come the next day, the German cannon were trying to bomb out the British guns.

  • With all possible speed he got the remaining bomb out, and with a handkerchief tied it to the breech of the quick-firer.

    On Land And Sea At The Dardanelles | Thomas Charles Bridges