have a rummage


chiefly British
: to look in order to try to find something : to search
Have a rummage through the box and see if you can find the toy you're looking for.

Examples of have a rummage in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Rummage sale: Stearns Homestead will have a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 22-23 at the homestead, 6975 Stearns Road in Parma. Carol Kovach, cleveland, 5 Sep. 2023 Holly House will have a rummage sale Feb. 9 to 13, 2022, that is arranged like shopping in a department store. Jennifer Shapiro-Sacks, sun-sentinel.com, 12 Nov. 2021

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“Have a rummage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/have%20a%20rummage. Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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