hunt up

phrasal verb

hunted up; hunting up; hunts up
: to succeed in finding (someone or something)
You can hunt up a good car at a fair price if you try.

Examples of hunt up in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Great black bear hunting up here in north Minnesota with Lee Greenly. Rene Ebersole, Rolling Stone, 21 Apr. 2024 Often the best way to proceed is to flush the covey, then hunt up the singles, which will often sit very well for a dog. Phil Bourjaily, Field & Stream, 28 Mar. 2024 Not a picky eater, this owl will hunt up to 379 different species. Emily Harwitz, Smithsonian Magazine, 7 July 2023

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“Hunt up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hunt%20up. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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