smoke out


smoke out
verb
drive out with smoke
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smoke out the bees

Hypernyms: ↑rout out, ↑drive out, ↑force out, ↑rouse
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Somebody ——s somebody

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smoke out [phrasal verb]
smoke (someone or something) out or smoke out (someone or something) : to force (someone or something) to leave a place by filling the place with smoke

The hunters tried to smoke the foxes out of the den.

— often used figuratively

She's determined to smoke out [=find out] the truth about what really happened.

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Main Entry:smoke

Useful english dictionary. 2012.