Sinonimi inglese britannico
(sostantivo ) 
Definition
the short legless larva of certain insects, such as beetles
The grubs do their damage by tunnelling through ripened fruit.
Sinonimi
larva
,
maggot
fetid, maggot-infested meat
,
caterpillar
(sostantivo ) 
Definition
food
(slang)  Get yourself some grub and come and sit down.
Sinonimi
food
Enjoy your food!
,
feed
a crop grown for animal feed
,
rations
,
tack (informal)
,
eats (slang)
,
kai (New Zealand, informal)
I'm starving - let's have some kai.
,
sustenance
The state provided a basic quantity of food for daily sustenance.
,
nosh (slang)
It served delicious, authentic nosh
, ,
nosebag (slang)
,
vittles (obsolete, dialect)
(verbo ) 
Definition
to search carefully for something by digging or by moving things about
grubbing through piles of paper for his address
Sinonimi
search
Armed troops searched the hospital yesterday.
, ,
scour
We scoured the telephone directory for clues.
,
ferret
She ferreted among some papers.
,
rummage
They rummage through piles of second-hand clothes.
,
forage
They were forced to forage for clothes and fuel.
,
fossick (Australian, New Zealand)
If you fossick around in some specialist music stores, you may be lucky enough to find a copy.
(verbo ) 
chickens grubbing around in the dirt for food
Sinonimi
dig
I changed into clothes more suited to digging.
, ,
root (informal)
She rooted through the bag.
,
probe
The more they probed into his background, the more suspicious they became.
,
burrow
He burrowed into the pile of charts.
,
rootle (British)

verbo frasale

See grub something up

sinonimi aggiuntivi

in the sense of burrow
Definition
to delve deeply
He burrowed into the pile of charts.
Sinonimi
dig,
fossick (Australian, New Zealand)
in the sense of feed
Definition
food, esp. that given to animals or babies
a crop grown for animal feed
Sinonimi
kai (New Zealand, informal),
silage,
pasturage
in the sense of ferret
Definition
to search around
She ferreted among some papers.
Sinonimi
fossick (Australian, New Zealand)

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