contract out

  1. (intr, adverb) British to agree not to participate in something, esp the state pension scheme

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How to use contract out in a sentence

  • "I'm going to hold up until I knock the bottom of this contract out," he said, good-humouredly.

    For Jacinta | Harold Bindloss
  • No tenant who paid less than 50 a year could contract out of the Act.

  • Go, take your infamous beef contract out of this establishment.

    Sketches New and Old, Complete | Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • We may have to argue a broken contract out before the Board.

    Plague Ship | Andre Norton