Keep it out of.....

subhajit123

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Hi there, Could anyone please tell me if I can leave the word the out in the following context?

Actually, I have a bottle of poison in my house. On the bottle it is written that "keep it out of the reach of infants".

My question is, can I leave out the word the in the sentence?
 

Charlie Bernstein

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Yes. It's more natural without the. Out of reach is the more common expression.
 

Raymott

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On a bottle of poison, I doubt whether it would have "it" either. "Keep out of reach of children." It's a sign on a bottle.
 
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