root something out


root something out
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Иллюстрированный сборник идиом. - М.: "Росмэн". . 1997.

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  • root something out — 1 the hedge was rooted out: UPROOT, deracinate, pull up, grub out. 2 root out corruption: ERADICATE, eliminate, weed out, destroy, wipe out, stam …   Useful english dictionary

  • root something out — Syn: eradicate, eliminate, weed out, destroy, wipe out, stamp out, abolish, end, put a stop to …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • ˌroot sth ˈout — phrasal verb to find something that is bad and get rid of it …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • nose something out — DETECT, find, discover, bring to light, track down, dig up, ferret out, root out, uncover, unearth, sniff out. → nose * * * ˌnose sthˈout derived (informal) to discover information about sb/sth by searching for it • Reporters nosed out all the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sniff something out — (informal) DETECT, find, discover, bring to light, track down, dig up, hunt out, ferret out, root out, uncover, unearth, run to earth/ground. → sniff …   Useful english dictionary

  • sniff something out — informal Syn: detect, find, discover, bring to light, track down, dig up, root out, uncover, unearth …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • root — 1. noun 1) the root of the problem Syn: source, origin, cause, reason, basis, foundation, bottom, seat 2) (roots) Syn: origins, beginnings, family …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • root out something — root out (something) to find and remove a problem. She promises to root out corruption in state government. Retreating forces can blend into the landscape, making it more difficult to root them out …   New idioms dictionary

  • root out — (something) to find and remove a problem. She promises to root out corruption in state government. Retreating forces can blend into the landscape, making it more difficult to root them out …   New idioms dictionary

  • root — root1 W2S3 [ru:t] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(plant)¦ 2¦(cause of a problem)¦ 3¦(origin/main part)¦ 4¦(family connection)¦ 5 put down roots 6¦(tooth/hair etc)¦ 7 take root 8 have a (good) root round 9¦(language)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • root out — verb 1. pull up by or as if by the roots (Freq. 1) uproot the vine that has spread all over the garden • Syn: ↑uproot, ↑extirpate, ↑deracinate • Derivationally related forms: ↑deracination ( …   Useful english dictionary