sift

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsɪft/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/sɪft/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(sift)


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sift

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
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  1. sift [sugar, flour]
  2. sift through a [mixer, colander, sieve]
  3. sift flour [into, onto]
  4. sift in the [sugar]
  5. sift the dry ingredients
  6. sift [by hand, manually]
  7. sift together the [cocoa and flour]
  8. sift to [avoid, prevent] lumps
  9. sifted [flour, sand] through his fingers
  10. [dust, snowflakes] sifted through her hair
  11. sift through the [applications, data, evidence]
  12. spent hours sifting through the [applications]
  13. is going to take hours to sift through all [this, these papers]
  14. sift out [fakes, undesirable elements]
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