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smell sth/sb out

mainly UK (US usually sniff sth/sb out)
phrasal verb with smell uk   us   /smel/ verb (smelled or UK also smelt, smelled or UK smelt)
to discover where something or someone is by smelling: At customs, dogs are used to smell out drugs in passengers' luggage.
Traducciones de “smell sth/sb out”
en chino (tradicionál) 聞出,嗅出…
en chino (simplificado) 闻出,嗅出…
(Definition of smell sth/sb out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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