hunt up

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hunt up

vb (adverb)
1. (tr) to search for, esp successfully: I couldn't hunt up a copy of it anywhere.
2. (Music, other) (intr) (of a bell) to be rung progressively earlier during a set of changes
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1. To look for and pursue (game) in order to capture or kill it:
2. To try to find something:
phrasal verb
hunt down
To pursue and locate:
Idiom: run to earth.

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vt sep personNachforschungen anstellen über (+acc); factsausfindig machen; old clothes, records etckramen nach (+dat), → hervorkramen; hunt him up for me, would you?sieh mal bitte nach, ob du ihn irgendwo auftreiben kannst