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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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Summary: The European Union is, in some ways, neither fish nor fowl.
Another unusual aspect of FINRA's neither fish nor fowl organizational model relates to its disciplinary discretion to impose fines on members.
Yes, it's confusing and is neither fish nor fowl in that it actually doesn't go far enough to really change the system.
I would have pooh-poohed it because it was neither fish nor fowl," she says.
Brower also argues that, in France as elsewhere, psychical research was neither fish nor fowl.
The problem was that they were neither fish nor fowl, said Pete Dewar, founding partner of branding agency The Clearing, and could not compete with the restaurant authenticity of Pizza Express pizzas or the price and range of own-label.
In the view of David Schiff, the feisty editor/writer of the Insurance Observer, the publication that gave the insurance industry fits from 1989 to 2007, the problem with the National Association of Insurance Commissioners is it is neither fish nor fowl.
Neither fish nor fowl, it has never quite achieved the breakthrough many predicted.
The strange 235-grain load was neither fish nor fowl, and it has been abandoned.