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Synonyms for fish

angle

look (for)

fish for something

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Synonyms for fish

to try to obtain something, usually by subtleness and cunning

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We went in, Wemmick leaving his fishing-rod in the porch, and looked all round.
During this short dialogue, young Edwards stood, an attentive listener, holding in his hand a fishing-rod, the day and the season having tempted him also to desert the house for the pleasure of exercise in the air.
Then I took two lengths of a fishing-rod, which came to just six feet, and I went back with my client to where the elm had been.
A susceptible person does not like to indulge his tastes in this kind without the apology of some trivial necessity: he goes to see a wood-lot, or to look at the crops, or to fetch a plant or a mineral from a remote locality, or he carries a fowling-piece or a fishing-rod.
I risked everything in my usual venturesome way, and asked if she would show me where the place was, in case I called the next morning with my fishing-rod.