Phrasal Verb: Sell out

Sell out

Meaning: Have no more of something left because it has been bought

Example: The tickets for the Primal Scream concert at the Brixton Academy SOLD OUT in a couple of hours.

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Sell out

Meaning: Lose all artistic integrity in return for commercial success

Example: Most bands SELL OUT when they sign to a major record label, and forget all their principles when pursuing chart success.

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