English version

reason something ↔ out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishreason something ↔ out phrasal verbTHINK ABOUTto find an explanation or solution to a problem, by thinking of all the possibilities syn work out reason→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
reason outAll the way down to the rec room, she reasoned it out.The fact substantiates what reason points out.A. Then there's all the more reason to make out a covenant. let's say you pay tax at 40%.Serious depression was the main reason I sought out a psychiatrist.He has a second reason, spelled out in one of several stagy subplots.For these reasons, and for the reasons set out in the judgment of Balcombe L.J., I would allow this appeal.The reason he slipped out was to phone and make a few arrangements for them.For the cat to reason this out would require considerable mental agility, but there is of course a simpler explanation.
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Verb table
reason
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyreason
he, she, itreasons
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyreasoned
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave reasoned
he, she, ithas reasoned
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad reasoned
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill reason
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have reasoned
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam reasoning
he, she, itis reasoning
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you, we, theyare reasoning
Past
I, he, she, itwas reasoning
you, we, theywere reasoning
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been reasoning
he, she, ithas been reasoning
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been reasoning
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be reasoning
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been reasoning
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