ferret out

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Verb1.ferret out - search and discover through persistent investigation; "She ferreted out the truth"
discover, find - make a discovery; "She found that he had lied to her"; "The story is false, so far as I can discover"

w>ferret out

vt sep (Brit inf) → aufstöbern, aufspüren
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When I got the ferret out, she was very hungry and still thirsty, her fur was all stuck together as a result of her being inside and her head was stuck to her back legs!