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flush sb/sth out

phrasal verb with flush uk   us   /flʌʃ/ verb
to ​force a ​person or ​animal to ​leave a ​place where they are ​hiding: Planes ​bombed the ​guerrillapositionsyesterday in an ​attempt to ​flush out ​snipers from ​undergroundtunnels. We used a ​dog to ​flush the ​rabbits out.
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