wear (something) out

The phrase "wear ___ out" has two meanings. One meaning is to use something until it's worn out:

I love this jacket. I'll keep wearing it until I wear it out.

But the meaning of "wear ___ out" that's used in the example above means to wear something to go out somewhere. In the situation at the top, wearing the costume out means going to a party or parade.

Notice that for the first meaning of "wear ___ out", you can also say "wear out ___":

It takes a long time to wear out a nice pair of shoes like those.

But you can't say "wear out ___" when you mean "wear something to go out".

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