- 戳进，插入， 刺，戳
- vt. & vi. 挖,掘 uncover by taking away the earth
- [C]戳,刺 a quick push
- [C]挖苦,讽刺 speaking to sb in an unpleasant way
the site of an archeological exploration;
"they set up camp next to the dig"
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"
a small gouge (as in the cover of a book);
"the book was in good condition except for a dig in the back cover"
the act of digging;
"there's an interesting excavation going on near Princeton"
the act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or elbow;
"she gave me a sharp dig in the ribs"
turn up, loosen, or remove earth;
"Dig we must"
"turn over the soil for aeration"
create by digging;
"dig a hole"
"dig out a channel"
"She was digging away at her math homework"
"Lexicographers drudge all day long"
remove, harvest, or recover by digging;
thrust down or into;
"dig the oars into the water"
"dig your foot into the floor"
remove the inner part or the core of;
"the mining company wants to excavate the hillside"
poke or thrust abruptly;
"he jabbed his finger into her ribs"
get the meaning of something;
"Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"
- Ten soldiers were told off to dig ditches.
- He was buried by an avalanche and had to be dug out.
- An old Greek statue was dug up here last month.
- The workmen broke up the pavement to dig up the pipes under it.
- Be sure to dig the whole garden over before winter.
- Let us now dig a little deeper into this theory.
- She gave me a sharp dig in the ribs.
- The dig also uncovered window glass and a knife made from bone.
- He made a big dig at his boastful brother.
- She never fails to have a dig at me if she has the chance.
- She went from place to place, and dug and weeded.
- Inspired by his example, thousands of people began to dig.
- Digging deep, we found water.
- The negotiators have been instructed to dig in their toes on the last two major issues.
- I find this tool is a great help when I dig the garden.
- It is difficult to dig the ground when it is frozen hard.
- They dug a hole.
- With a spade her kid dug a pit on the sand.
- They first dug a deep hole in the ground.
- Last year they dug five channels.
- We are going to dig a second well next spring.
- In addition to natural rivers, the Chinese working people have dug many canals.
- Many other animals dig tunnels in the earth.
- They are digging sweet potatoes.
- Just now I saw him digging carrots in his garden.
- We'll start digging potatoes tomorrow.
- Consequently,580 power-operated wells and some canals have been dug.
- A tunnel was dug through the mountain to bring water from the river for irrigation.
- She gave me a dig in the ribs when she told a joke.
- John's falling asleep, just give him a dig!
- That last remark was a dig at me.
- That is a dig at the Prime Minister.
- He tried to get in a few digs at you but I quietened him.
- They gave him a dig about his meanness.
- She never fails to get in a dig at me, if she has the chance.
- I'm going to have a dig at English.
- dig at (v.+prep.)
钻研 make a careful study of sth
dig at sb
The teacher shouldn't dig at his pupils.
She often digs at others as if she were better than anyone else.
I don't know exactly what he meant by that remark.He was obviously digging at somebody, but I don't know who it was.
我不知道他说那话是什么意思。他明显是在挖苦谁,但我不知道他挖苦的是谁。dig at sth
He is digging at his algebra lessons.
- dig away (v.+adv.)
挖开,挖松,挖走 detach, loosen or displace by digging
He has been digging away for hours.
他一连挖了几个小时。dig sth ⇔ away
The workmen have dug away the foundations.
- dig down (v.+adv.)
掏腰包 pay money out of one's own pocket
dig sth ⇔ down
We are going to dig down this wall.
我们要挖倒这堵墙。dig down for sth
He has to dig down for the window, for he broke it.
- dig for (v.+prep.)
挖; 寻 find sth by digging
dig for sth
The miners were digging for gold.
In those days we often went to dig for wild vegetables.
那时候我们常常去挖野菜。dig sth for sb/oneself
The invaders are digging graves for themselves.
- dig in (v.+adv.)
使确立牢固的地位 (cause to) establish a secure position for oneself
They dug in and waited for the enemy's attack.
The soldiers were ordered to dig in.
They were attacked before they had time to dig in.
The enemy scarcely had time to dig in before our assault was on.
敌人还没有来得及挖好掩体,我们的进攻就开始了。dig oneself in
Our soldiers have landed and are now digging themselves in.
As soon as they had seized the enemy position, the infantry dug themselves in.
The fighters steadily dug themselves in.
战士们沉着地挖掘战壕。dig sth ⇔ in
Dig this chemical in and your crops will grow faster.
The chemical fertilizer should be well dug in.
John dug in and finished his homework quickly.
Come on! Dig in before the food goes cold.
The boys dug in ravenously.
Don't stand on ceremony — dig in!
Mother set the food on the table and told the children to dig in.
妈妈将食品摆在餐桌上告诉孩子开始吃。dig in to sth
They dug in to the meal.
He sat down and at once dug in to his meal.
He dug in to a pie.
The more the boss tries to get rid of her, the more she digs in.
老板越是想除掉她,她就越是拼命保住自己的地位。dig oneself in
If anyone is to be dismissed when the company falls on hard times, it won't be Jack; he's dug himself in too well.
- dig into (v.+prep.)
调查,刻苦钻研 investigate thoroughly
dig into sth
He dug into the ground to get something.
It's very difficult to dig into the cliff.
Fingers like prongs of steel dug into his throat.
Their fists were clenched so tightly that their nails dug deep into their palms.
他们紧握着拳头,指甲深深地捏进了手心。dig sth into sth
The child dug his fingers into the sand.
She dug her spoon into the pudding.
He dug his elbow into my ribs.
他用胳膊肘顶了一下我的肋部。dig into sth
The detectives are digging into this whole business.
The police are digging into the case.
The young worker dug into Lu Hsun's works.
He spent several weeks digging into the problem.
They dug into Chinese history.
- dig out (v.+adv.)
匆匆地离开 flee at full speed; depart hastily
dig sb/sth ⇔ out
The workmen dug out a deep channel for the water.
They have dug out the foundations of the new houses.
He dug the stones out.
The doctor had to dig the bullet out.
The rescuers managed to dig out the trapped miners.
What a miracle!The rescue-party dug out from underneath the debris an infant who was intact and still alive!
真是个奇迹!救援队从废墟中挖出一个婴儿,他竟然还活着,而且毫发未伤。dig sb/sth out of/from sth
The injured men have been dug out of the snow.
Some people are still being dug out of the ruins of the building.
After the earthquake some survivors were dug out from underneath a tangle of fallen beams and debris.
Some gold coins were dug out from the ground.
几枚金币从地下挖了出来。dig sth ⇔ out
Why did you dig out all these old magazines?
Where did you dig out the old books?
Newspapermen are good at digging out information.
The truth was dug out.
真相被揭露出来了。dig sth out of sb/sth
We must dig the truth out of him.
Jack dug his sled out of the cellar.
Quite a number of valuable details were dug out of libraries and archives by the group of researchers.
She didn't say where to go, just dug out.
- dig over (v.+adv.)
重新考虑 reconsider sth
- dig up (v.+adv.)
筹集 make a money contribution
- dig a cellar 挖掘地窖
- dig a field 翻地
- dig a foundation 挖地基
- dig a pond 挖池塘
- dig a well 打井
- dig an air-raid shelter 挖防空洞
- dig clams 掘蚌
- dig coal 采煤
- dig drainage ditches 挖排灌渠道
- dig facts 寻求事实
- dig the soil 翻地
- dig underground hideout 挖地下隐蔽所
- dig deep 付出重大代价
- dig deeper 更深入地挖
- dig industriously 勤奋地钻研
- dig intentionally 有目的地挖
- dig laboriously 吃力地挖
- dig away a subject 苦学一门课程
- dig down 挖下去,掏腰包
- dig down a big tree 掘倒一棵大树
- dig in 把…埋进土里,挖掩体
- dig out 挖开
- dig out all the facts 调查研究所有事实
- dig out one's mistakes 找出自己的错误
- dig out the past 发掘过去的历史
- dig out the truth 探求真理
- dig over 挖掘
- dig up 挖出,找出
- dig up 1000 dollars 付出1000美元
- dig up ginseng roots 挖人参
- dig up the hatchet 挑起战端
- dig up lotus roots 挖莲藕
- dig up the tree 把树挖起
- dig up the weeds 铲除杂草
- dig at 挖苦,钻研
- dig at mathematics 钻研数学
- dig for 发掘,寻找
- dig for facts 搜集事实
- dig for gold 挖金子
- dig for information 探求消息
- dig for scientific data 搜集科学资料
- dig for treasure 挖宝
- dig for uranium 发掘铀矿
- dig ...from the earth 从土里挖掘
- dig ...from the ground 从地里挖掘
- dig ...from the ruins 从废墟里挖掘
- dig in the ground 掘地
- dig in the land 挖地
- dig into 挖掘
- dig into etymology 深入钻研词源学
- dig into one's work 全力以赴地工作
- dig into saving 动用存款偿付
- dig into the earth 挖土
- dig out of prison 从狱中逃出
- dig through a trunk 翻遍衣箱
- give a dig 给某人一个提醒
- dig at 挖苦
An old stationmaster was digging in his garden.出自： J. Buchan
- dig的基本意思是用铁锹或类似工具破土挖到地面以下,可以是把土松动; 也可以是挖成洞穴或沟等; 还可以是把地下某物弄到地面上来,如挖土豆等。引申可以表示从隐蔽处拿出某物,或长期勤奋学习或研究。口语中还可以表示“挖苦”。
- dig in或dig oneself in用于军事术语中可作“挖战壕”解。
- dig, grub, spade
- dig指松动某物周围或下面的土,将土弄到表面或只是搅动这些土; spade强调用体力挖土,以便种植物; grub强调在挖土时挖出某物,可引申强调工作、任务或职责的艰苦、肮脏和使人精疲力竭。例如:
- Will you dig the garden?你将为花园翻土吗?
- The dog was grubbing under the bush, looking for a bone.狗在灌木丛下面挖掘,寻找骨头。
- We must spade the field to plant flowers in an hour.我们必须在一小时之内挖好这块地以便种花。
- ☆ 14世纪初期进入英语，直接源自中古英语的diggen；最初源自古法语的digue，意为挖，发掘。