English version

smoke somebody/something ↔ out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsmoke somebody/something ↔ out phrasal verb1 BURNto fill a place with smoke in order to force someone or something to come out He smoked the bees out of their nest.2 FIND OUTto discover who is causing a particular problem and force them to make themselves known an operation to smoke out double agents smoke→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
smoke outAnd a tall chimney with smoke coming out.But if the smoke is put out?L. squinted over the cigarette smoke.The Court smoked him out and convicted him of supplying the stuff.Wisps of smoke a-coming out of it that I could smell.Quills of blue smoke rose out of the swinging ball.Clouds of smoke billowed out so the teams crouched down to avoid inhaling the poisonous fumes.Rolling clouds of black smoke blotted out the sky while brilliant sheaths of flame slithered out of every window.
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Verb table
smoke
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theysmoke
he, she, itsmokes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theysmoked
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave smoked
he, she, ithas smoked
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad smoked
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill smoke
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have smoked
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam smoking
he, she, itis smoking
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you, we, theyare smoking
Past
I, he, she, itwas smoking
you, we, theywere smoking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been smoking
he, she, ithas been smoking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been smoking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be smoking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been smoking
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