English version

fish somebody/something ↔ out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfish somebody/something ↔ out phrasal verba) to pull someone or something out of water of The body was fished out of the East River a week later. b) to find something after searching through a bag, pocket etc, and take it out of Eric fished a peppermint out of the bag. fish→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
fish outLast I saw, a couple of hand-in-hand schoolkids had fished them out and were avidly reading the instruction leaflet.The gaunt young inmate fished his bowl out from under his cot.His servants loved him dearly and fished him out immediately.I got his attention and he obliged by fishing his lighter out of his jeans.Harold got a clothes hanger and fished the glop out of the bowl, and Marlys mopped.I fished it out of the trash myself.The rector had fished a stick out of the wood basket.Fabio, alert to fish her out the moment she slipped, sat on the bank and watched.fish ofI got his attention and he obliged by fishing his lighter out of his jeans.Before he could fish it out of his pocket, the cabbie was pulling away, waving out the window.Harold got a clothes hanger and fished the glop out of the bowl, and Marlys mopped.The rector had fished a stick out of the wood basket.
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Verb table
fish
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyfish
he, she, itfishes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyfished
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave fished
he, she, ithas fished
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad fished
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill fish
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have fished
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam fishing
he, she, itis fishing
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you, we, theyare fishing
Past
I, he, she, itwas fishing
you, we, theywere fishing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been fishing
he, she, ithas been fishing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been fishing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be fishing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been fishing
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