[Vocabulary] I got on a taxi and found him.

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uktous

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Hi,

Question:
Could you please suggest a word to replace “found”.


Sentence:
My brother told me that he forgot to bring his passport.
Therefore, I got on a taxi and found him.

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emsr2d2

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I got in a taxi, tracked my brother down and gave him his passport.

To track down - phrasal verb meaning to look for someone/something and then find them.
 

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I wouldn't use one word to replace "found" in this case. I would phrase both sentences as:

"My brother told me that he had forgotten to bring his passport, so I got in a taxi and took it to him."

Someone might say that the "it​" could refer to the taxi, rather than the passport, but the context makes it pretty clear that I mean the passport. However, if I wanted to be absolutely precise, then I could say "....and took the passport to him", or "...and took the document to him".
 
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