Meaning of “fish something out” in the English Dictionary


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fish something out

phrasal verb with fish us /fɪʃ/ verb

to remove something from somewhere or make something appear, esp. after searching:

He fished a tissue out of his pocket.
The magician reached into his bag and fished out a couple of balloons for the kids.

(Definition of “fish something out” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)