Brewer, of course, has dug in her heels, even in the face of widespread criticism.
The second outing, “The Junior Professor Solution,” dug deeper into the same theme.
As he dug through the boxes, lo and behold, there was a booklet with his birth certificate.
With me tagging along, they dove into a rudimentary, damp shelter they had dug in a wood nearby.
Newt has dug himself a hole, but even with pundits shoveling dirt on top of him, he could climb out.
They've set up our monuments, and dug our shafts, and put in a blast for us.
Trenches were dug round the hut and tent, so that they must have had rain.
And we dug them all out—all there were in that particular spot, didn't we?
Robert went out into the garden, and dug some worms for bait.
He chuckled as he went to his kit and dug out a small rubber bag.
"animal nipple," or, contemptuously, "the human female breast," 1520s, origin obscure, related to Swedish dagga, Danish dægge "to suckle."
past tense and past participle of dig (v.).
early 14c. (diggen), of uncertain origin, perhaps related to dike and ditch, either via Old French diguer (ultimately from a Germanic source), or directly from an unrecorded Old English word. Native words were deolfan (see delve), grafan (see grave (v.)).
Slang sense of "understand" first recorded 1934 in Black English, probably based on the notion of "excavate." A slightly varied sense of "appreciate" emerged 1939. Strong past participle dug appeared 16c., but is not etymological. Related: Digging.
late 17c. as "a tool for digging," from dig (v.). Meaning "archaeological expedition" is from 1896. Meaning "thrust or poke" (as with an elbow) is from 1819; figurative sense of this is from 1840.
[the cool senses, originally black, are probably related to the early 19th-century sense, ''study hard, strive to understand'']