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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 ​magicianreached into his ​bag and fished out a ​couple of ​balloons for the ​kids.
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