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smoke sb/sth out

phrasal verb with smoke uk   /sməʊk/  us   /smoʊk/ verb
If you smoke out an animal or person that is hiding, you force them to leave the place where they are by filling it with smoke: figurative The finance minister has promised a tougher approach to smoking out (= finding) tax dodgers.
Translations of “smoke sb/sth out”
in Chinese (Traditional) 用煙把(動物或人)熏出…
in Chinese (Simplified) 用烟把(动物或人)熏出…
(Definition of smoke sb/sth out from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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