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Translation of "dig" - English-Spanish dictionary

dig

verb /diɡ/ ( present participle digging, past tense, past participle dug /daɡ/)
to turn up (earth) with a spade etc
cavar
Alison is outside digging the garden.
to make (a hole) in this way
cavar
The child dug a tunnel in the sand.
to poke
golpear
He dug his brother in the ribs with his elbow.
digger noun a machine for digging
excavadora
a mechanical digger.
dig out phrasal verb to get out by digging
sacar, desenterrar
We had to dig the car out of the mud.
to find by searching
encontrar, descubrir, sacar
I’ll see if I can dig out that photo.
dig up phrasal verb to dig something from out of the ground
arrancar, desenterrar, levantar
We dug up that old tree They dug up a skeleton They’re digging up the road yet again.
(Definition of dig from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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