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English definition of “dig sth out”

dig sth out

informal phrasal verb with dig     /dɪɡ/ verb (present participle digging, past tense and past participle dug)
to find something that you have not seen or used for a long time : Mum dug out some old family photos to show me.Finding and discovering
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