take it out of (someone)

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Definition of take it out of (someone)

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: to require a lot of work or energy and cause someone to feel physically or emotionally tired That interview really took it out of me.

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“Take it out of (someone).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20it%20out%20of%20%28someone%29. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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