The English phrasal verb ‘Fish For’ is a unique¬†phrasal verb that means to ask or look for information. We created excellent examples just for you to practice your speaking when you are discussing this with native speakers.

 

Phrasal Verb: Fish For

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Phrasal Verbs Lesson: Fish For

Alternative Meaning: To ask or look for information

Example 1:

  • When I spoke to the insurance company I could tell they were fishing for more information.
  • When I spoke to the insurance company I could tell they were trying to get more information.

Example 2:

  • My mom knew the story was not true, so she started fishing for the truth with her questions.
  • My mom knew the story was not true, so she started trying to get the truth with her questions.

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