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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyfish out
he/she/itfishes out
present participlefishing out
past tensefished out
past participlefished out

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  1. 1
    to pull someone or something out of the water
    A tourist jumped into the canal to fish the boy out.
  2. 2
    to pull something out of a bag or other container
    She reached into her bag and fished out a pen.
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