Significado de “figure sth/sb out” - en el Diccionario Inglés

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figure sth/sb out en inglés británico

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figure sth/sb out

informal
phrasal verb with figure uk /ˈfɪɡ.ər/ us /ˈfɪɡ.jɚ/ verb

B2 to finally understand something or someone, or find the solution to a problem after a lot of thought:

[ + question word ] I can't figure out why he did it.
I find him really odd - I can't figure him out at all.
Can you figure out the answer to question 5?

Más ejemplos

  • We need to figure out what went wrong.
  • It took them ages to figure out how to assemble the chest of drawers.
  • As soon as she figures out what happened, you're in trouble.
  • When you've figured the answer out, put your hand up.
  • They spent 20 minutes figuring out how to open the box.

(Definición de figure sth/sb out del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)