dig sb/sth out Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “dig sb/sth out” in the English Dictionary

"dig sb/sth out" in British English

See all translations

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…
What is the pronunciation of dig sb/sth out?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

forage

to go from place to place searching, especially for food

Word of the Day

Meerkat meme
Meerkat meme
by Colin McIntosh,
September 03, 2015
Meerkats are not new to popular culture (they appear in the folk tales of the San people of the Kalahari), but their arrival in the public’s consciousness, at least in the UK and the US, is a relatively recent phenomenon. Meerkats are small, sociable Southern African mammals that live in large family

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More