[Grammar] Figure Out Vs Find Out

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In today’s grammar, let’s look at the difference between “figure out” and “find out”. These phrasal verbs in English are similar, but have different uses.

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1. Figure Out

Figure out means to learn some information by taking action to do it. Generally, we intend to figure out something. It does not happen by chance, as in find out.

After working on my PC for a few hours, I finally figured out why it wasn’t working.

My mom can figure out a crossword puzzle very quickly.

Calculate in mathematics

Figure out the sum of the inner angles of the polygon.

2. Find Out

Find out means to discover information. Generally, we find out something by chance, in other words, we were not intentionally looking for the information. We happened to discover it.

I found out that my grandfather was a barber.

Jane found out her husband was cheating on her when she found the evidence in his jacket pocket.

Have you already known the difference between “figure out” and “find out? Don’t worry, we prepare a quiz for you👇it is time to show yourself!

PRACTICE

#1. We______ the boss was going to quit at the staff meeting on Monday.

#2. The police _______ how the robber was able to bypass the bank’s security

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Results

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