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rake sth out

UK
verb uk phrasal verb with rake   /reɪk/ us  
to look for something and find it, usually among various things you have stored: I raked this old blanket out for camping.
Translations of “rake sth out”
in Chinese (Traditional) (通常指從很多東西中)找出,翻出…
in Chinese (Simplified) (通常指从很多东西中)找出,翻出…
(Definition of rake sth out from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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