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Meaning of “bird dog” in the English Dictionary

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bird-dogV [T]

US
to ​try hard to ​find out as much ​information as you can about something, especially when the ​information is not ​easy to get: I want you to bird-dog who's been ​funding that ​company over the last two decades.
(Definition of bird-dog from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bird dog”
in Chinese (Simplified) (猎人用来找回被射杀禽鸟的)猎狗…
in Chinese (Traditional) (獵人用來找回被射殺禽鳥的)獵狗…
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