Translation of ferret in Spanish:

ferret

Pronunciation: /ˈferət; ˈferɪt/

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

Phrasal verbs

ferret around

ferret about verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
husmear, hurgar*

ferret out

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
[colloquial/familiar] [secret] descubrir* to ferret sth out of sb sonsacarle* algo a algn I couldn't ferret the truth out of him no le pude sonsacar la verdad

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