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Kind of like the feeling so many of us Lebanese have during power outages when, midway to the bathroom at 2:00 a.m., lights out.

But if whites provide 75% of the electorate … it's lights out in Chicago.

The place is always noisy, even after lights out, at 11 p.m.

Because if he leaves the party, we might as well turn the lights out.

A voice came from somewhere, a voice asking somebody also in a whisper to put the lights out.

The candle flickered on until "taps," when the guards, with unconscious irony shouted, "Lights out!"

"We don't need lights out at the pier," growled Boggs, comprehending the meaning of Lieutenant Overton's remark.

He advised Will and Elmer to come on softly with their lights out.

Soon the men began building fires and gathering about them, calling "Lights out!"


On this page you'll find 39 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to light out, such as: abscond, depart, escape, head, leave, and make.

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