dig into

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Verb1.dig into - examine physically with or as if with a probe; "probe an anthill"
penetrate, perforate - pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance; "The bullet penetrated her chest"
gutter - wear or cut gutters into; "The heavy rain guttered the soil"

w>dig into

vi +prep obj
(inf) cake, pieherfallen über (+acc) (inf)
sb’s pastwühlen in (+dat)
to dig (deep) into one’s pockets or purse (fig)tief in die Tasche greifen
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Every year across the country, thousands of people dig into a buried natural gas line or other underground lines.
dig into 1 : to begin eating <He dug into a plate of pasta.> 2 : to try to discover information <Reporters were digging into the story.>