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find out (something)

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phrasal verb with find  us   /fɑɪnd/ verb (past tense and past participle found  /fɑʊnd/ )
to ​obtainknowledge of something, or to ​obtainknowledge of someone's ​activities, esp. ​dishonestones: How did you find out about the ​party? I just found out that he was ​cheating on the ​test. He ​wondered whether his ​boss was ​involved, but he ​saw no way of finding that out.
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