EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RULE OUT

Deformities of the pelvis, etc., should rule out a consideration of pregnancy.

We are at present far too ill-informed to rule out such a guess.

I think we can rule out the porter for he was in there only once or twice.

We do not rule out purpose, but we approve because the purpose was good.

I've been working with scientists for too long to rule out anything as impossible.

A few I can rule out, because they would only cause part of the gate to fail.

Experience does not rule out the possible cropping up of a new problem which may shift the values attained.

Rule out frontal attack and Joe's at the end of his tactics.

"'Master' is a word I should rule out of the dictionary," she replied.

Do you rule out scenery as well as sport from amongst the joys of travel?

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