drive or hunt out of hiding (figuratively)
I'm planning to go to the library this morning to ferret out a few references for my new paper.
Ferret is also an animal that looks like a large rat. There was a ferret in my house so we hunted it out of its hiding place so as to kill it. ferret sounds like for+rat == i want rat== so hunt it. search for it and hunt it Ferret sounds like Fire Rat out of its hiding ferret = fair + rate on any item can only be found by a good determined search---other---She tried to ferret out their secret