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grub sth up/out

phrasal verb with grub uk   us   /ɡrʌb/ verb (-bb-)
to dig something out of the ground to get rid of it: She spent the morning in the garden, grubbing up weeds.
Translations of “grub sth up/out”
in Chinese (Traditional) (連根)掘出,挖出…
in Chinese (Simplified) (连根)掘出,挖出…
(Definition of grub sth up/out from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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