google (something)

Google is the most popular Internet search engine. In casual English, people often use "google" as a verb. It means to search for information in a search engine:

A: Where is it?

B: I don't know. Just google it.

A more formal way to say this is "do an Internet search for ___":

Often the best way to learn how to accomplish a task is not to ask an expert, but simply to do an Internet search for the information.

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