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stake sth out

phrasal verb with stake uk   us   /steɪk/ verb [T]


to ​watch a ​placecontinuously in ​order to ​catchcriminals or to ​see a ​famousperson: The ​policestaked out the ​hotel where the two ​terrorists were ​reported to be ​staying.


to ​establish or make ​clearyouropinion or ​position on something: Two of the president's ​chiefadvisers have ​staked out ​oppositepositions on this ​issue. New ​softwarecompanies are going to ​find it hard ​staking out a ​position in an already ​crowdedmarket.
(Definition of stake sth out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “stake sth out”
in Chinese (Simplified) 監視, 监视…
in Turkish bir suçluyu yakalamak/meşhur birini görmek için bir yeri gözetlemek…
in Russian вести наблюдение за чем-либо…
in Chinese (Traditional) 監視…
in Polish obserwować coś…
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