Translation of "dig" - English-Italian dictionary


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

B1 to break up and move soil using a tool, a machine, or your hands

scavare, vangare
Digging in the garden is good exercise. Vangare in giardino è un buon esercizio fisico.

to make a hole in the ground by moving some of the ground or soil away

scavare, vangare
They dug a huge hole in the road. Hanno scavato una buca enorme nella strada.

(Translation of “dig” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)