dig englannista suomeksi
To move hard-packed earth out of the way, especially downward to make a hole with a shovel. Or to drill, or the like, through rocks, roads, or the like. More generally, to make any similar hole by moving material out of the way.(attention)
(quote-book)| title=(w)|chapter=8| passage=Miss Thorn began digging up the turf with her lofter: it was a painful moment for me. ¶ “You might at least have tried me, Mrs. Cooke,” I said.
To get by digging; to take from the ground; often with ''up''.
To work like a digger; to study ploddingly and laboriously.
1894, (w), ''The Honorable Peter Stirling''
- Peter dug at his books all the harder.
To investigate, to research, often followed by ''out'' or ''up''.
(quote-journal)| magazine=(w)| title=The Evolution of Eyeglasses| passage=Digging deeper, the invention of eyeglasses is an elaboration of the more fundamental development of optics technology. The ability of a segment of a glass sphere to magnify whatever is placed before it was known around the year 1000, when the spherical segment was called a reading stone, essentially what today we might term a frameless magnifying glass or plain glass paperweight.
- You should have seen children (..) dig and push their mothers under the sides, saying thus to them: Look, mother, how great a lubber doth yet wear pearls.
A tool for digging.
A cutting, sarcastic remark.
A rare or interesting vinyl record bought second-hand.
To understand or show interest in. (attention)
(quote-song)|year=1974|passage=McCord has blown. Mitchell has blown. No tap on my telephone / Halderman, Ehrlichman, Mitchell, and Dean / It follows a pattern if you dig what I mean
(quote-song)|year=1971|album=Blue|title=California|passage=Oh, but California / California, I'm coming home / I'm going to see the folks I dig
*1975, (w), ''Humboldt's Gift'' ed., 1976, p. 432:
- Louie said, "I dig this Theo. I'm gonna learn Swahili and rap with him."
''Jag såg dig aldrig där''
I never saw you there
''Skulle du vilja lära dig jonglera?''
Would you like to learn how to juggle?
''Skar du dig på kniven?''
Did you cut yourself on the knife?