Camp out – English Phrasal Verb – Online English Lessons

1. To camp out is to sleep outside, usually in a tent or other form of shelter.

camp out means the same as camp

Examples of use:

a) We camped out in the mountains.

b) The night before the shop’s big sale, hundreds of shoppers camped out on the pavement

c) My children love camping out in the garden.

d) There are twenty journalists camped out in her garden.

2. To camp out is to stay in a place for a short period of time, without your own equipment and possessions.

Examples of use:

a) When my house flooded I camped out at my friend’s house for a week.

b) I get tired of camping out in hotels when I’m travelling on business.

infinitive camp out
present simple camp out and camps out
-ing form camping out
past simple camped out
past participle camped out

Practise your English and write a sentence using this phrasal verb.

Do you like camping out?

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