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    'find something out' or 'find out something'?

    Which one of them is true? Please help me. Thanks!

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    Re: 'find something out' or 'find out something'?

    Quote Originally Posted by crazYgeeK View Post
    Which one of them is true? Please help me. Thanks!
    It depends usually on whether you are specifying the thing that you found out, or using "it/that" etc.

    Yesterday, I found out that I had passed my exam.

    I wanted to find out what mark I had got in my exam. Yesterday, I found it out.

    How did you find out that there had been an earthquake?
    I found that out by reading the newspaper.

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    Re: 'find something out' or 'find out something'?

    Quote Originally Posted by crazYgeeK View Post
    Which one of them is true? Please help me. Thanks!
    "to find out" is a separable phrasal verb. This means that the object or some other words can come between the two parts.
    Your phrases mean the same thing.

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