Translation of "dig" - English-German dictionary

dig

verb /diɡ/ (present participle digging, past tense, past participle dug /daɡ/)

to turn up (earth) with a spade etc

umgraben
Alison is outside digging the garden.

to make (a hole) in this way

graben
The child dug a tunnel in the sand.

to poke

stoßen
He dug his brother in the ribs with his elbow.
digger noun

a machine for digging.

das Grabgerät
a mechanical digger.
dig out

to get out by digging

ausgraben
We had to dig the car out of the mud.

to find by searching

ans Tageslicht bringen
I’ll see if I can dig out that photo.
dig up

ausgraben
We dug up that old tree
They dug up a skeleton
They’re digging up the road yet again.

(Translation of “dig” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)