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English definition of “dig”

dig

verb [I usually + adv/prep] (SEARCH)    /dɪɡ/ (present participle digging, past tense and past participle dug)
to search for an object or information or to find it after looking : He dug into his pocket and took out a few coins . As I dug deeper into his past (= found out more about it), I realized that there was a lot about this man that I didn't know .Searching
(Definition of dig verb (SEARCH) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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