English version

grub something ↔ up/out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgrub something ↔ up/out phrasal verbDIGto dig plants out of the ground Farmers were encouraged to grub up hedgerows. grub→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
grub up/outDepending on how close it is to successful neighbours and the risk of root disturbance, grub the rootstock out.Good arable farmers grubbed them up.He and the rest of the Grill regulars would gladly grub the stumps out of the town lot with their own hands.
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Verb table
grub
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theygrub
he, she, itgrubs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theygrubbed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave grubbed
he, she, ithas grubbed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad grubbed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill grub
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have grubbed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam grubbing
he, she, itis grubbing
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you, we, theyare grubbing
Past
I, he, she, itwas grubbing
you, we, theywere grubbing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been grubbing
he, she, ithas been grubbing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been grubbing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be grubbing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been grubbing
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