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ferret out
verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object

Translation of ferret out verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object in Spanish:

  • [colloquial]
    (secret)
    to ferret something out of somebody
    sonsacarle algo a alguien
    I couldn't ferret the truth out of him
    no le pude sonsacar la verdad
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