dig

[diɡ] 1. present participle - digging; verb
1) (to turn up (earth) with a spade etc: to dig the garden.) cavar
2) (to make (a hole) in this way: The child dug a tunnel in the sand.) cavar
3) (to poke: He dug his brother in the ribs with his elbow.) espetar
2. noun
(a poke: a dig in the ribs; I knew that his remarks about women drivers were a dig at me (= a joke directed at me).) alfinetada
- dig out
- dig up
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[dig] n 1 ação de cavar, escavação. 2 empurrão. 3 observação sarcástica. 4 cutucão. • vt+vi 1 cavar, escavar, cavoucar, revolver a terra com enxada ou pá, trabalhar com enxada ou pá, tirar cavando, obter alguma coisa cavando. 2 abrir caminho cavando, furar, trespassar. 3 Amer sl labutar, trabalhar ou estudar arduamente. 4 empurrar, impelir com força, fincar. 5 indagar à procura de informações. to dig a hole fazer um buraco (na terra). to dig a pit for armar uma cilada. to dig at fazer uma observação sarcástica ou mordaz. to dig dirt sl fofocar, falar mal da vida alheia. to dig for cavar na terra buscando alguma coisa. to dig in a) entrincheirar-se, cavar trincheiras. b) trabalhar com afinco. to dig into trabalhar arduamente. to dig oneself in a) tomar aposentos, alojar. b) recusar mexer-se ou ceder. c) fazer-se indispensável. to dig out a) tirar, retirar cavando, desenterrar. b) obter por indagação. c) sl dar o fora, sair subitamente. to dig through abrir caminho, trespassar, furar. to dig up a) escavar, tirar cavando, desenterrar, revolver a terra. b) obter por indagação, trazer à luz. to dig your heels in bater o pé, recursar-se a mudar de idéia.

English-Portuguese dictionary. 2013.

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