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get wind

Definitions of get wind
  1. verb
    get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
    synonyms: discover, find out, get a line, get word, hear, learn, pick up, see
    find, see, witness
    perceive or be contemporaneous with
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    get the goods
    discover some bad or hidden information about
    wise up
    get wise to
    catch, trip up
    detect a blunder or misstep
    ascertain
    learn or discover with certainty
    discover, find
    make a discovery
    rake up
    bring to light
    price
    ascertain or learn the price of
    ferret, ferret out
    search and discover through persistent investigation
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