dig (sth) into sb/sth definition, meaning - what is dig (sth) into sb/sth in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “dig (sth) into sb/sth”

See all translations

dig (sth) into sb/sth

phrasal verb with dig uk   us   /dɪɡ/ verb (present participle digging, past tense and past participle dug)
to press or push, or to press or push an object, hard into someone or something: A stone was digging into my heel. She dug her fingernails into my wrist.
(Definition of dig (sth) into sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of dig (sth) into sb/sth?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “dig (sth) into sb/sth” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

decider

a final game or competition that allows one person or team to win, or the winning point scored

Word of the Day

What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)

by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
​​​ In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete

Read More 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Read More