Definition of dig out phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

dig out

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

    dig out somebody

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    dig out somebody of something

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    dig out something

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    dig out something of something

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    dig somebody out

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    dig somebody out of something

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    dig something out

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    dig something out of something

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