dig out

dig out(
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to uncover)
a. desenterrar
We'll have to wake up early to dig the car out of the snow.Tendremos que madrugar para desenterrar el carro de la nieve.
2. (to find)
a. conseguir
Let's see if we can dig out some information about the candidate's past.Vamos a ver si no podemos conseguir algo de información sobre el pasado del candidato.
3. (to get out)
a. sacar
We dug out some photos of the kids from when they were younger.Sacamos unas fotos de nuestros hijos de cuando eran pequeños.
b. desempolvar
My dad dug out some old Arsenio Rodriguez records to show me.Mi padre desempolvó unos viejos discos de Arsenio Rodríguez para enseñarme.
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dig out
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (bullet, splinter)
a. extraer
2. (person; from ruins, snow drift)
a. rescatar
3. (colloquial)
a. encontrar (find; information)
4. (object)
a. rescatar
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dig out
transitive verb
1 [+buried object] (gen) desenterrar; sacar
Farmers were struggling to dig out flocks of sheep buried beneath the snow the jeep had got stuck in a snowdrift and it took us half an hour to dig it out they dug his body out from under the landslide
(from rubble) sacar (de entre los escombros)
they are still digging out the bodies of victim
2 (extract) [+thorn in flesh] extraer; quitar
3 (search out) buscar
he dug out his old football boots I dug out everything I could on the company ie researched all the information I could we'll go round to Curzon Street and you can dig out everything we have on the Sons of Ulster
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