English version

dig something ↔ out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdig something ↔ out phrasal verb1 DIGto get something out of earth, snow etc using a spade or your hands of We had to dig the car out of a snow drift.2 FINDto find something you have not seen for a long time, or that is not easy to find I must remember to dig out that book for you. dig→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
dig outEventually the driver and two older children dug their way out.It took two hours to dig him out.We've got to dig it out.They just dug it out from somewhere.If so, dig them out now because they could help you get a bigger mortgage.I dug the calves out of the deep snow so the ravens could feed.
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Verb table
dig
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydig
he, she, itdigs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydug
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave dug
he, she, ithas dug
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad dug
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill dig
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have dug
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam digging
he, she, itis digging
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you, we, theyare digging
Past
I, he, she, itwas digging
you, we, theywere digging
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been digging
he, she, ithas been digging
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been digging
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be digging
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been digging
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