wring out

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Related to wring out: slack off
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Verb1.wring out - extract (liquid) by squeezing or pressingwring out - extract (liquid) by squeezing or pressing; "wring out the washcloth"
extract, pull out, pull up, draw out, take out, pull - remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense; "pull weeds"; "extract a bad tooth"; "take out a splinter"; "extract information from the telegram"
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However, you're supposed lo wring out the sponge every day after firing.
What is difficult to gauge is whether executives at American, based in Fort Worth, Texas, can wring out enough costs in the coming months, particularly from employees, to avoid Chapter 11.
Wring out a washcloth and use it to grasp the edge of the tub when getting out.