Translation of "dig" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

dig

verb uk /dɪɡ/ us /dɪɡ/ present participle digging, past tense and past participle dug
MOVE SOIL 移土

B1 [ I or T ] to break up and move soil using a tool, a machine, or your hands

挖,挖掘(土)
Digging (in) the garden is good exercise. 在花園裡挖土是一種很好的鍛煉。

B2 [ T ] to form a hole by moving soil

鑿出,打(洞)
The tunnel was dug with the aid of heavy machinery. 在重型機械的幫助下,隧道挖通了。
The dog was digging a hole to hide its bone in. 狗正在刨坑以便把骨頭藏起來。
SEARCH 尋找

[ I usually + adv/prep ] to search somewhere when you are looking for an object or information

尋找,搜尋,找到
He dug into his pocket and took out a few coins. 他把手伸進口袋裡摸索一番後掏出了幾枚硬幣。
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. 隨著我對他過去的深入瞭解,我意識到自己對這個人知道得還太少。
PRESS
dig sb in the ribs

to push the side of someone's body quickly with your elbow (= the middle part of the arm where it bends) often as a way of sharing a private joke with that person or to get their attention

用肘部碰(某人)的肋部(常用來分享私密笑話或引起對方注意)
APPROVE 贊同

[ T ] old-fashioned slang to like or understand something

喜愛;理解,懂得
Hey, I really dig those shoes! 嘿,我真的非常喜歡那雙鞋!
You dig my meaning, man? 夥計,你懂我的意思嗎?
noun [ C ] uk /dɪɡ/ us /dɪɡ/
REMARK 評論

a remark that is intended to criticize, embarrass, or make a joke about someone

奚落,取笑,嘲笑
He's always taking digs/a dig at me. 他總是奚落我。
UK also He's always having/making dig/a dig at me. 他總是奚落我。
REMOVE SOIL 移動泥土

the process of carefully removing soil and objects from an area of historical interest

(考古)挖掘
an archaeological dig 考古挖掘
ACCOMMODATION 住所
digs [ plural ] mainly UK

informal for lodgings

租住的房間
Many students in London have to live in digs. 很多在倫敦的學生不得不寄宿在別人家中。

(Translation of “dig” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)