Meaning of “grub sth up/out” in the English Dictionary

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"grub sth up/out" in British English

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grub sth up/out

phrasal verb with grub uk /ɡrʌb/ us /ɡrʌb/ verb -bb-

to dig something out of the ground to get rid of it:

She spent the morning in the garden, grubbing up weeds.

(Definition of “grub sth up/out” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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