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Portuguese translation of “dig”

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dig

verb
 
/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
cavar
Digging in the garden is good exercise.
to make a hole in the ground by moving some of the ground or soil away
cavar
They dug a huge hole in the road.
(Definition of dig from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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