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English definition of “wring sth from/out of sb”

wring sth from/out of sb

verb [T] uk phrasal verb with wring   /rɪŋ/ (wrung, wrung) us  
to force or persuade someone to give you something: They managed to wring a few concessions from the government.Causing somebody to actUrging and persuading
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