ferret sth out Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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ferret sth out

phrasal verb with ferret uk   us   /ˈfer.ɪt/ verb informal
to ​find out a ​piece of ​information or ​find someone or something, after ​looking in many ​places or ​asking many ​questions: [+ question word] I ​know his ​name but I haven't ​managed to ​ferret out where he ​lives.
(Definition of ferret sth out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ferret sth out”
in Chinese (Simplified) 搜寻出,搜索出…
in Turkish bulup çıkarmak, meydana çıkarmak…
in Russian выискивать, вынюхивать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 搜尋出,搜索出…
in Polish wywęszyć coś, wyszperać coś…
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