*sift through* (something)

sift through (something)

Definition: to examine a large collection of things because you want to organise them or find something.

E.g.1: She sifted through the rubbish bin looking for the letter from the bank that she’d lost.
E.g.2: He went to the British Library so that he could sift though their large collection of historical records.

This phrasal verb cannot be separated.

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