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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theysort through
he/she/itsorts through
present participlesorting through
past tensesorted through
past participlesorted through
  1. sort through something to look at a lot of things in order to find what you want or need

    She sorted through her handbag for her keys.

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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