To dig out

Related to To dig out: dig into, reinvigorated, outlined, scrutinised, overhyped, took over
to depart; to leave, esp. hastily; decamp.

See also: Dig

References in classic literature ?
You don't reckon it's going to take thirty-seven years to dig out through a DIRT foundation, do you?
Brace said he couldn't read it very good, but he could manage to dig out the meaning most of the time.
The British daily reported Tuesday that the M1 Group, a holdings company founded in the 1960s by Mikati and his brother Taha, "Wants to dig out a two-level subterranean extension for a 50 ft [about 15 m] pool, cinema, wine cellar, and staff quarters below two properties in Cadogan Gardens, Chelsea.