Übersetzung von “dig” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


verb transitive-intransitivedig /dɪg/ ( digging pt pp dug )
to remove dirt from the ground

kids digging in the sand
des enfants creusant dans le sable

to dig a hole
creuser un trou

miners digging for gold
des mineurs creusant pour extraire de l'or

dig in/into

verb phrasaldig in/into [ ˈdɪg ˈɪn/ˈɪntu, ˈɪntə ]
to press uncomfortably against

My belt is digging into my stomach.
Ma ceinture me rentre dans l'estomac.

dig out

verb phrasaldig out [ ˈdɪg ˈaʊt ]
to look for and find sth

I dug out those old pictures.
J'ai déniché ces photos anciennes.

dig up

verb phrasaldig up [ ˈdɪg ˈʌp ]
≠bury; to find sth in the ground when digging

Construction workers dug up an old grave by mistake.
Des ouvriers du bâtiment ont déterré une ancienne tombe par erreur.
to reveal information by looking carefully
dénicher , exhumer

I dug up a few interesting historical facts.
J'ai exhumé quelques faits historiques intéressants.

(Übersetzung von “dig” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


verb /diɡ/ (present participle digging, past tense, past participle dug /daɡ/)

to turn up (earth) with a spade etc

Alison is outside digging the garden.

to make (a hole) in this way

The child dug a tunnel in the sand.

to poke

He dug his brother in the ribs with his elbow.
digger noun

a machine for digging.

a mechanical digger.
dig out

to get out by digging

déterrer, sortir de
We had to dig the car out of the mud.

to find by searching

I’ll see if I can dig out that photo.
dig up

arracher, déterrer
We dug up that old tree
They dug up a skeleton
They’re digging up the road yet again.

(Übersetzung von “dig” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)