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dig

How to sign: turn up, loosen, or remove earth
"Dig we must"; "turn over the soil for aeration";

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delve in ASL Watch how to sign delve in American Sign Language
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See also: pitch in, dig out, dig up, dig in, excavate, turn up

Similiar / Same: delve, cut into, turn over

Categories: remove, take, take away, withdraw

Within this category: burrow, furrow, rout, shovel, spade, trowel

dig

How to sign: poke or thrust abruptly
"he jabbed his finger into her ribs";

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See also: intrude into, meddle with, horn in, poke into

Similiar / Same: jab, poke, prod, stab

Categories: thrust

dig

How to sign: remove the inner part or the core of
"the mining company wants to excavate the hillsite";

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Similiar / Same: hollow, excavate

Categories: remove, take, take away, withdraw

Within this category: drive, trench

dig

How to sign: get the meaning of something
"Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?";

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Similiar / Same: get the picture, comprehend, savvy, apprehend, grasp, compass

Categories: understand

Within this category: catch on, digest, figure, intuit

dig

How to sign: create by digging
"dig a hole"; "dig out a channel";

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Similiar / Same: dig out

Categories: core out, hollow, hollow out

Within this category: dibble, lift, trench

dig

How to sign: an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
"his parting shot was `drop dead'"; "she threw shafts of sarcasm"; "she takes a dig at me every chance she gets";

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Similiar / Same: barb, jibe, gibe, shaft, slam, shot

Categories: comment, remark

Within this category: cheap shot

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