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dig

US [dɪɡ]
UK [dɪɡ]
  • v.掘(地);凿(洞);挖(土);掘得
  • n.轻推;挖苦;嘲讽;考古发掘
  • Web挖掘;挖洞;采掘
Past Tense:dug  Past Tense:digged  Present Participle:digging  Simple Present:digs  
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v.
1.
[i][t]
掘(地);凿(洞);挖(土)to make a hole in the ground or to move soil from one place to another using your hands, a tool or a machine
to dig for coal/gold/Roman remains
挖煤;采掘黄金;掘地探寻古罗马遗迹
They dug deeper and deeper but still found nothing.
他们越挖越深却仍然一无所获。
I think I'll do some digging in the garden.
我想我该给花园松松土了。
to dig a ditch/grave/hole/tunnel
挖沟;挖坟;挖洞;挖隧道
I've been digging the garden.
我一直在花园松土。
2.
[t]
~ sth
掘得;(采)掘出to remove sth from the ground with a tool
I'll dig some potatoes for lunch.
我要挖点土豆作午餐。
3.
[i]
(+ adv./prep.)
寻找,搜寻(物品)to search in sth in order to find an object in sth
I dug around in my bag for a pen.
我在包里到处翻找笔。
4.
[t]
~ sth
赞成;看中;喜欢to approve of or like sth very much
IDM
You'll need to dig deep into the records to find the figures you want.
你必须仔细查阅档案才能找到你需要的数字。
We're asking you to dig deep for the earthquake victims.
我们请求你们尽力为地震灾民提供财物。
dig deep (into sth)
探究;搜集;细查to search thoroughly for information
You'll need to dig deep into the records to find the figures you want.
你必须仔细查阅档案才能找到你需要的数字。
尽力提供(所需金钱、设备等)to try hard to provide the money, equipment, etc. that is needed
We're asking you to dig deep for the earthquake victims.
我们请求你们尽力为地震灾民提供财物。
They dug in their heels and would not lower the price.
他们说什么也不肯降价。
dig your heels/toes in
拒不让步;固执己见to refuse to do sth or to change your mind about sth
They dug in their heels and would not lower the price.
他们说什么也不肯降价。
dig (deep) in/into your pocket(s), savings, etc.
慷慨解囊;花费;掏腰包to spend a lot of your own money on sth
dig sb in the ribs
(尤指为引起注意用手指或胳膊肘)捅某人一下to push your finger or your elbow into sb's side, especially to attract their attention
dig yourself into a hole
使自己陷入困境;使自己处境尴尬to get yourself into a bad situation that will be very difficult to get out of
dig your own grave|dig a grave for yourself
自掘坟墓;自取灭亡;自己害自己to do sth that will have very harmful results for you
n.
— see also
digs
1.
(用手指或肘部)轻碰,轻戳,轻推a small push with your finger or elbow
She gave him a dig in the ribs .
她轻轻地戳了一下他的肋部。
2.
~ (at sb/sth)
挖苦;嘲讽a remark that is intended to annoy or upset sb
He kept making sly little digs at me.
他总是拐弯抹角地挖苦我。
to have a dig at sb/sth
嘲讽某人╱某事
3.
考古发掘an occasion when an organized group of people dig in the ground to discover old buildings or objects, in order to find out more about their history
to go on a dig
进行考古发掘
an archaeological dig
一次考古发掘

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