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    Post the difference between discover,uncover and find out

    Hi,Here
    I want to know the differences between discover,uncover and find out.
    THANK YOU!

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    Re: the difference between discover,uncover and find out

    *just an assistant ESL teacher

    They are often used interchangeably (they are synonyms).

    But, uncover often involves taking off some type of cover. This can be something like a blanket, dirt, or even taking off the cover of lies to uncover the truth about something.

    Find out is often, but not always, something we do on purpose. If I don't know something I will look it up to find out (but not to discover it).

    I can discover or find out (or realize or notice) something about myself but I don't think I can uncover something about myself.




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