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Translation of "dig" - English-Spanish dictionary

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 remover la tierra (de) Digging in the garden is good exercise.
to make a hole in the ground by moving some of the ground or soil away excavar, cavar They dug a huge hole in the road.
(Definition of dig from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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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