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The ship was not permitted to fish in Canadian waters.
The boys were fishing for trout.
Les goes fishing almost every weekend.
She stopped and fished for her door key.
Matthew started fishing around in a pile of papers.
Stephen was fishing, but I didn’t tell him anything.
‘Having trouble?’ he asked casually, fishing for information.
When I said I was overweight, I wasn’t fishing for compliments.
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