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Sam
Why use or add 'out' Our system has been hacked by someone out spite
Sep 11, 2019 11:50 AM
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"Out of spite" is a set phrase. New Oxford American Dictionary spite | spaɪt | noun a desire to hurt, annoy, or offend someone: he'd think I was saying it out of spite. spite noun BrE /spaɪt/ ; NAmE /spaɪt/ Oxford Learner's Dictionaries ​[uncountable] a feeling of wanting to hurt or upset somebody synonym malice I'm sure he only said it out of spite.
September 11, 2019
You would say out of spite. It is as way of giving the reason something happened.
September 11, 2019
Sam
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Chinese (Mandarin), English
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