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|present participle||sifting through|
|past tense||sifted through|
|past participle||sifted through|
He spent hours sifting through all the documents relating to the case.
They sifted through the rubble, searching for signs of life.
This is the British English definition of sift through. View American English definition of sift through.
happy and positive because you are confident that you will get what you want
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