Meaning of “get sth out of sb” in the English Dictionary

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"get sth out of sb" in British English

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get sth out of sb

phrasal verb with get uk /ɡet/ us /ɡet/ verb present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US usually gotten

to persuade or force someone to tell or give you something:

He was determined to get the truth out of her.

(Definition of “get sth out of sb” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)