Definition of 'dig'
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Video shot from a helicopter showed rescue workers digging holes in the roof of the collapsed building. Times, Sunday Times (2017)They will either be moved to new artificial setts or protected from the impact of the line by tunnels dug beneath it. Times, Sunday Times (2017)You also dug deep to give more than 100,000 in cash. The Sun (2016)Although lawn lovers are not fans, their digging boosts soil nutrients. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is generally thought that when one is in a hole, one should stop digging. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I went back online to dig around. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I'd like to dig in and just get results. The Sun (2016)An archaeological dig turns up a body, but one that is 2,000 years old. Times, Sunday Times (2017)She was so keen to comply with his request that she had dug up his body after he was buried and taken it to Italy for burning. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is then cut down, left to wilt and dug into the ground, returning the nutrients to the soil. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You just dig it and listen to the man. The Sun (2014)When you go digging they usually give it. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Well rotted garden compost is just the stuff to dig into the soil ahead of autumn planting. The Sun (2013)It will take a lot of hard work to dig ourselves out of this hole. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The leftover pulp has no use and is dug back into the ground. The East India Company Book of Coffee (1994)We were digging for one and a half hours. The Sun (2012)This can be done at the exhibition by examining historic objects found during archaeological digs. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He worked out it is cheaper to buy a boat than rent digs. The Sun (2016)WE'VE dug up another fantastic toy giveaway for you. The Sun (2012)What on earth will she dig up? The Sun (2014)We really had to dig deep and the players put their bodies on the line. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You can dig your fingers into it. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But the most dangerous ordeal involved a pit dug into the ground. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Yesterday churchgoers were still burying the dead and digging up body parts. Times, Sunday Times (2013)So they dug a hole and planted us deeper in the ground. The Sun (2014)It could still take six weeks to dig an escape tunnel. The Sun (2010)People who dig for treasure always find it. The Treasure Seekers (1899)There is a right way to dig just as there is a right way for many jobs. The Sun (2011)Surely it takes more than a sly dig at her lacklustre routine and outfit colour to truly offend her? The Sun (2010)Nor can he resist a dig. Times, Sunday Times (2006) Archaeologists digging at the ruins of a 12th-century abbey have unearthed a medieval poker chip. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We have come to Elland Road dug deep and played well. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We were not at our best but in that situation it's important to dig in and give yourself a chance of getting a result, which we did. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'dig'
British English: dig /dɪɡ/ VERB
When people or animals dig, they make a hole in the ground or in a pile of stones or debris.
He dug a hole in the lawn.
Rescue workers are digging through the rubble in search of other victims.
- American English: dig
- Arabic: يَحْفِرُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: cavar
- Chinese: 挖
- Croatian: kopati
- Czech: kopat v zemi
- Danish: grave
- Dutch: graven
- European Spanish: cavar
- Finnish: kaivaa
- French: creuser
- German: graben
- Greek: σκάβω
- Italian: scavare
- Japanese: 掘る
- Korean: (...을) 파다
- Norwegian: grave
- Polish: kopnąć
- European Portuguese: cavar
- Romanian: a săpa
- Russian: копать
- Spanish: cavar
- Swedish: gräva
- Thai: ขุด
- Turkish: kazmak
- Ukrainian: копати
- Vietnamese: đào bới
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