English version

tease something ↔ out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtease something ↔ out phrasal verb1 PERSUADEto succeed in learning information that is hidden, or that someone does not want to tell you of I finally managed to tease the truth out of her.2 SEPARATEto gently move hairs or threads that are stuck together so that they become loose or straight again She combed her hair, gently teasing out the knots. tease→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
tease outAll there in the big glass anyway, let others tease it out.
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Verb table
tease
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytease
he, she, itteases
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyteased
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave teased
he, she, ithas teased
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad teased
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill tease
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have teased
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam teasing
he, she, itis teasing
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you, we, theyare teasing
Past
I, he, she, itwas teasing
you, we, theywere teasing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been teasing
he, she, ithas been teasing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been teasing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be teasing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been teasing
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