dig up


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Verb1.dig up - find by digging in the grounddig up - find by digging in the ground; "I dug up an old box in the garden"
grub out, grub up - dig up; "grub up roots and tree stumps"
nuzzle - dig out with the snout; "the pig nuzzled the truffle"
obtain - come into possession of; "How did you obtain the visa?"
locate, turn up - discover the location of; determine the place of; find by searching or examining; "Can you locate your cousins in the Midwest?"; "My search turned up nothing"
disinter, exhume - dig up for reburial or for medical investigation; of dead bodies
2.dig up - remove, harvest, or recover by digging; "dig salt"; "dig coal"
excavate, unearth - recover through digging; "Schliemann excavated Troy"; "excavate gold"
Translations
vykopat
grave op
grafa upp
kazıp çıkarmak

w>dig up

vt sep
earthaufwühlen; lawn, gardenumgraben
plants, treasure, body, ideaausgraben; weeds(aus)jäten; (fig) fact, informationausgraben, auftun; solutionfinden; where did you dig her up? (inf)wo hast du die denn aufgegabelt? (inf)

dig

(dig) present participle ˈdigging: past tense, past participle dug (dag) verb
1. to turn up (earth) with a spade etc. to dig the garden.
2. to make (a hole) in this way. The child dug a tunnel in the sand.
3. to poke. He dug his brother in the ribs with his elbow.
noun
a poke. a dig in the ribs; I knew that his remarks about women drivers were a dig at me (= a joke directed at me).
ˈdigger noun
a machine for digging.
dig out
1. to get out by digging. We had to dig the car out of the mud.
2. to find by searching. I'll see if I can dig out that photo.
dig up
We dug up that old tree; They dug up a skeleton; They're digging up the road yet again.
References in classic literature ?
If I have a spade," she whispered, "I can make the earth nice and soft and dig up weeds.
He may get up in the night, dig up this city and skip with that golden image before we know it.
Utility firms are legally allowed to dig up pavements to work on pipes or cables without getting permission from the council first.