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

 

dig out

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

    dig somebody/somethingout (of something)

     
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  1. 1to remove someone or something from somewhere by digging the ground around them or it More than a dozen people were dug out of the avalanche alive.
  2. 2 to find something that has been hidden or forgotten for a long time I went to the attic and dug out Grandpa's medals.
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