grub up


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Verb1.grub up - dig up; "grub up roots and tree stumps"
dig up, excavate, turn up - find by digging in the ground; "I dug up an old box in the garden"
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w>grub up

vt sep weedsjäten; potatoes, bush etcausgraben; soilwühlen in (+dat); (bird) wormsaus dem Boden ziehen; (fig) information, peopleauftreiben, zusammensammeln
References in classic literature ?
But like the snout of the boar shall my word grub up the basis of your souls; a ploughshare will I be called by you.
tree fell grub up with rootstock, DU to 75-100 cm, settle piecemeal.
But industry participants claimed that the EU should act to increase demand, not slash production; the Commission wants to grub up 400,000 hectares of the present 3.