dig translate English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "dig" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb /diɡ/ ( present participle digging, past tense, past participle dug /daɡ/)
to turn up (earth) with a spade etc
Alison is outside digging the garden.
to make (a hole) in this way
The child dug a tunnel in the sand.
to poke
He dug his brother in the ribs with his elbow.
digger noun a machine for digging
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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