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English definition of “tease sth out”

tease sth out

(SEPARATE) phrasal verb with tease     /tiːz/ verb [I or T]
to use your fingers to gradually separate hairs or threads that are stuck or twisted together: While it was still wet, I gently teased out the tangled knots in Rosie's hair.Unfastening and opening
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