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search sth/sb out

phrasal verb with search uk   /sɜːtʃ/  us   /sɝːtʃ/ verb
to ​find something or someone after ​searching: Despite the ​warmweather, we ​searched out some ​snow and went ​skiing.
(Definition of search sth/sb out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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search sth/sb out

phrasal verb with search uk   us   /sɜːtʃ/ verb
to ​find something or someone by looking for it or them: The ​company has ​searched out new ​sources of ​oil.
(Definition of search sth/sb out from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “search sth/sb out”
in Chinese (Simplified) 找到,发现…
in Chinese (Traditional) 找到,發現…
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