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fish in Outdoor topic

fishfish2 ●●○ S3 verb πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 DLOTI[intransitive] to try to catch fish β†’ fishing πŸ”Š Dad really loves to fish.fish for πŸ”Š a Japanese vessel fishing for tuna in the Eastern Pacific2 LOOK FOR[intransitive always +adv/preposition] informal to search for something in a bag, pocket etcfish about/around πŸ”Š She fished around in her purse and pulled out a photo.fish for πŸ”Š Chris fished in his pocket for a coin.3 DLOTI[transitive] to try to catch fish in a particular area of water β†’ fishing πŸ”Š Other nations are forbidden to fish the waters within 200 miles of the coast.4 β†’ fish for compliments5 [intransitive] to try to find out information, without asking directly πŸ”Š β€˜Are you here with your wife?’ she asked, fishing. β†’ fish somebody/something ↔ outβ†’ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
fishβ€’ Mainly he was happy to fish.β€’ He threw in a bucket of groundbait, a pint of maggots, and fished all night without a bite.β€’ Some went fishing from a small outrigger canoe they paddled out into the lagoon.fish forβ€’ We're fishing for trout.fish about/aroundβ€’ Occasionally they ventured out to see if there were any flying fish about.β€’ Tiny vessels fussed in her wake like pilot fish around a whale and aircraft roared past her portholes.β€’ Our tests on moving fish around in correctly dosed water brought impressive results.β€’ I fished around in my handbag, coming up with some loose change.β€’ Mark fished around in the pile of paper for some which was suitable and gave it to him.β€’ The fisherman apologized for bothering him and then told the fish about the wish for a cottage.β€’ At this point I had better cover some of the regulations regarding the transport of live fish around the world.β€’ White worm I keep marines and breed white worms which I feed to my fish about twice a week.