pile out

phrasal verb

piled out; piling out; piles out
of a group of people, animals, etc.
: to move out of a place or a vehicle quickly
She parked the van, and the kids piled out.

Examples of pile out in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On a table in the middle of the home clubhouse, an array of orange hats piled out of a cardboard box. Evan Webeck, The Mercury News, 13 May 2024 Image On a recent Tuesday at the New Jersey training center managed by her husband, gloves, shoes and gear piled out of Ms. Reis’s purplish-pink suitcase on the outer edge of a boxing ring. Stefano Montali, New York Times, 17 Mar. 2024 Unable to nose any farther forward, the agents piled out of the first and third SUV and tried to subdue the crowd. Elliot Ackerman, WIRED, 12 Feb. 2024 The trucks halted and dropped their ramps—and marines piled out and stormed the trenches. David Axe, Forbes, 16 July 2023 Retail investors also piled out of AI and tech stocks as the sectors surged in May, opting instead to put their money into riskier bets. Nicole Goodkind, CNN, 6 June 2023 Less than two hours after the shooting, students piled out of Roosevelt High and into school buses and their parents’ cars. Lauren Lumpkin, Washington Post, 17 May 2023

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“Pile out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pile%20out. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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