hunt up


hunt up
hunt up see ↑hunt (vi) above.
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Main Entry:hunt

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hunt ˈup [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they hunt up he/she/it hunts up present participle hunting up past tense hunted up past participle hunted up] phrasal verb
to find something or someone that is difficult to find

Let me hunt up my notebook.

Thesaurus: to find something or someonesynonym
Main entry: hunt

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hunt up [phrasal verb]
hunt (someone or something) up or hunt up (someone or something) : to succeed in finding (someone or something)

You can hunt up a good car at a fair price if you try.

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Main Entry:hunt

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