find out

[find out] {v.} 1. To learn or discover (something you did not knowbefore.)

One morning the baby found out for the first time that shecould walk.

I don't know how this car works, but I'll soon findout.

He watched the birds to find out where they go.

Mary wasangry when Jane found out her secret.

2. To get facts; to get factsabout.

He wrote to find out about a job in Alaska.

She foundout how much the house would cost.

3. To discover (someone) doingwrong; catch.

Some children are bad when no one is watching them,but they are usually found out.

The boy knew that if he cheated onthe test the teacher would find him out.