Phrasal Verb 'dig'

We have 8 phrasal verb definition related to 'dig'.

Dig in

Meaning:

Start eating greedily

Example:

We were starving so we really DUG IN when the food finally did arrive.

Dig in

Meaning:

Excavate a protective shelter (military)

Example:

Anticipating an artillery barrage, we quickly DUG IN.

Dig into

Meaning:

Reach inside to get something

Example:

She DUG INTO her handbag and pulled out a bunch of keys.

Dig out

Meaning:

Find something you haven't used, seen, etc, for a long time

Example:

I DUG OUT my old university essays.

Dig out

Meaning:

Dig to remove something or someone

Example:

They had to DIG the survivors of the earthquake OUT from the ruins.

Dig up

Meaning:

Find something that is supposed to be secret

Example:

The reporters eventually DUG UP the truth about the affair.

Dig up

Meaning:

Remove something from the ground

Example:

The police DUG UP a body.

Dig up

Meaning:

Make a hole in a road, the ground, etc

Example:

The council have DUG the road UP.