Phish for – English Phrasal Verb – Online English Lessons

To phish for something is to secretly and dishonestly get information such as credit card details, usernames and login details by using fake websites and emails.

Examples of use:

a) Fake toolbars phish for personal details on Facebook.

b) Thieves phish for bank card details.

c) He was caught phishing for financial information, and went to prison for three years.

phish for
present simple
phish for and phishes for
-ing form
phishing for
past simple
phished for
past participle
phished for

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