French translation of fish out
separable transitive verb(informal)
- (= take out) [object]
sortirto fish sth out of sth
sortir qch de qch
⇒ He fished out three files from the cabinet.
Il a sorti trois dossiers du classeur.
- (= retrieve) (from water)
⇒ A mutilated body was fished out of the Thames.
On a repêché un corps mutilé de la Tamise.
- (= exhaust) [sea, area]
épuiser les ressources de pêche deto be fished out (= river, sea)
être vidé(e) de ses poissons[cod, haddock]
Example Sentences Including 'fish out'
I didn't know she was going to fish out that bloody file, did I?Forests of the Night
She lifted the dead fish out on a spade and hurled it back onto the beach with a shudder.Midnight is a Lonely Place
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Translation of fish out from the Collins English to French Dictionary
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