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worm sth out of sb

informal
phrasal verb with worm uk   /wɜːm/  us   /wɝːm/ verb
to ​try and get ​information from someone that they are ​trying to ​keepsecret: He wasn't going to ​tell me, but I ​managed to ​worm it out of him.
(Definition of worm sth out of sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “worm sth out of sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 从(某人)处套出(情报)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 從(某人)處套出(情報)…
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