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English definition of “dig (yourself) in”

dig (yourself) in

phrasal verb with dig     /dɪɡ/ verb (present participle digging, past tense and past participle dug)
to make arrangements to protect yourself from an attack by the enemy in a war situation , for example by digging trenches (= long , narrow holes )PreparingDigging
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