English version

ferret somebody/something ↔ out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishferret somebody/something ↔ out phrasal verb1 FIND OUTto succeed in finding something such as a piece of information, that is difficult to find It’s been difficult for reporters to ferret out the facts in this case. Uncle Vernon ferreted out the laundry box from under the stairs.2 American English to find and usually get rid of someone who is causing a problem The new program is meant to ferret out problem cops. ferret→ See Verb table
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Verb table
ferret
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyferret
he, she, itferrets
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyferreted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave ferreted
he, she, ithas ferreted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad ferreted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill ferret
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have ferreted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam ferreting
he, she, itis ferreting
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you, we, theyare ferreting
Past
I, he, she, itwas ferreting
you, we, theywere ferreting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been ferreting
he, she, ithas been ferreting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been ferreting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be ferreting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been ferreting
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