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phrasal verb

fish out

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

Related meanings

  1. 1
    to pull someone or something out of the water

    A tourist jumped into the canal to fish the boy out.

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  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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