Are the marchers truly interested in finding the girls or finding President Jonathan out of office?
Even movie mega-impresario Harvey Weinstein is turning one of his films, finding Neverland, into a stage musical.
finding a smuggler in Ventimiglia is easier than finding good food.
“We know that he came here with the intent of finding an administrator,” Jordan said in the press conference.
Understanding the neurophysiology of the brain, therefore, would seem to be as exculpatory as finding a tumor in it.
But great was Hatteras's anger at finding the way to the north closed!
Pen and Jane were not finding the farmers' wives easy to influence.
I asked, not finding that entertainment to the accompaniment of sabre-blows so glorious.
Feeding them and finding their eggs is one of the country child's pleasures.
Evidently there would be no trouble in finding a place to board.
Old English findan "come upon, meet with, discover; obtain by search or study" (class III strong verb; past tense fand, past participle funden), from Proto-Germanic *finthan "to come upon, discover" (cf. Old Saxon findan, Old Frisian finda, Old Norse finna, Middle Dutch vinden, Old High German findan, German finden, Gothic finþan), originally "to come upon."
The Germanic word is from PIE root *pent- "to tread, go" (cf. Old High German fendeo "pedestrian;" Sanskrit panthah "path, way;" Avestan panta "way;" Greek pontos "open sea," patein "to tread, walk;" Latin pons (genitive pontis) "bridge;" Old Church Slavonic poti "path," peta "heel;" Russian put' "path, way"). To find out "to discover by scrutiny" is from 1550s (Middle English had a verb, outfinden, c.1300).
"person or thing discovered," 1825, from find (v.).
A remarkable discovery, esp of something unexpected (1872+)
if you can't find 'em