Definition of dig up phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

dig up

 phrasal verb
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  1. 1to break the ground into small pieces before planting seeds, building something, etc. They are digging up the football field to lay a new surface.
  2. 2to remove something from the ground by digging An old Roman vase was dug up here last month.
  3. 3to discover information about someone or something synonym unearth Tabloid newspapers love to dig up scandal.
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