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dig sb/sth out

phrasal verb with dig uk   us   /dɪɡ/ verb (present participle digging, past tense and past participle dug)
to get someone or something out of ​somewhere by ​digging: Firefighters ​helped to ​dig out the ​peopletrapped in the ​snowdrift. The ​doctor used a ​sharpinstrument to ​dig a ​piece of ​glass out of my ​finger.
(Definition of dig sb/sth out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dig sb/sth out”
in Chinese (Simplified) 把…弄出, 把…扒出来, 把…挖出来…
in Turkish kazıp çıkarmak, kazarak çıkarmak…
in Russian выкапывать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 把…弄出, 把…扒出來, 把…挖出來…
in Polish odkopać kogoś/coś…
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