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ferret sth out

phrasal verb with ferret uk   us   /ˈfer.ɪt/ verb informal
to find out a piece of information or find someone or something, after looking in many places or asking many questions: [+ question word] I know his name but I haven't managed to ferret out where he lives.
Translations of “ferret sth out”
in Chinese (Traditional) 搜尋出,搜索出…
in Russian выискивать, вынюхивать…
in Turkish bulup çıkarmak, meydana çıkarmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 搜寻出,搜索出…
in Polish wywęszyć coś, wyszperać coś…
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