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English definition of “dig”

dig

verb (MOVE SOIL)    /dɪɡ/ (present participle digging, past tense and past participle dug)
B1 [I or T] to break up and move soil using a tool, a machine, or your hands: Digging (in) the garden is good exercise.Digging B2 [T] to form a hole by moving soil: The tunnel was dug with the aid of heavy machinery. The dog was digging a hole to hide its bone in.Digging
(Definition of dig verb (MOVE SOIL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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