tease out


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tease out

vb
(tr, adverb) to extract (information) with difficulty
Translations

w>tease out

vt sep
fibreskardieren, karden; woolkrempeln, kämmen; flaxhecheln; tanglesauskämmen
(fig) significant factors etcherausdestillieren; meaningherauslesen; to tease something out of somethingetw aus etw herauspusseln (inf); he managed to tease the information out of herer hat ihr die Auskunft abgelockt
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This is a critical year in the Olympic cycle and the Chief Coaches, Paul Thompson and Jurgen Grobler, are aiming to win medals but also to tease out our longer-term strengths".
But it will rank as a shock of Simcock can't tease out further progress from a horse having just the sixth racecourse outing of his life, and Cafe Society has strong claims.
Dillon, and director Chris Darwin, aim to tease out the emotions of an evening which started so well and ended so disastrously.