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Meaning of “stake sth out” - Learner’s Dictionary

stake sth out

phrasal verb with stake     /steɪk/ verb
to watch a place in order to catch criminals or to see a famous person: The police are staking out the house where the terrorists are hiding.Arresting and charging
Translations of “stake sth out”
in Chinese (Traditional) 監視…
in Russian вести наблюдение за чем-либо…
in Turkish bir suçluyu yakalamak/meşhur birini görmek için bir yeri gözetlemek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 監視, 监视…
in Polish obserwować coś…
(Definition of stake sth out from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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