Synonyms of 'fish for something'
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She may be fishing for a compliment.
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If you are invited to do something, you are formally asked or given permission to do it.
The Department is inviting applications from local groups.
If you seek someone's help or advice, you contact them in order to ask for it.
The couple have sought help from marriage guidance counsellors.
Thesaurus for fish for something from the Collins English Thesaurus