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dig in

informal
verb uk phrasal verb with dig   /dɪɡ/ ( present participle digging, past tense and past participle dug) us  
to start eating: The food's getting cold - dig in!
Translations of “dig in”
in Chinese (Traditional) 開始吃…
in Chinese (Simplified) 开始吃…
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