1. phrasal verb
When planting seedlings I prefer to mark out the rows in advance.
2. phrasal verb mark
If a particular quality or feature marks
someone or something out
, it makes them obviously different
from other people or things.
There were several things about that evening that marked it out as very unusual.
It does not appear to possess any of the obvious signs that would mark it out as a
Her independence of spirit marked her out from her male fellow officers.
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