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To examine something with great care
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“I crouched on the floor and dumped the contents of the waste basket out in front of me and began to sift through it.”
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To sieve or strain (something)
“Add all the other ingredients - I sift everything to avoid lumps - and stir until smooth.”
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Separate something, especially something to be discarded, from something else
“And when Elizabeti tries to sift the rocks out of the rice, Obedi slaps at the basket and spills some of the rice on the ground.”
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To cover lightly with a powdered substance
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Remove contaminants from
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To recognize or understand a difference
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Rummage around for
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Narrow down
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Pick out, collect
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Air out; make known
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To discuss issues
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Arrange systematically in groups; separate according to type
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