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  1. excavate, dig up, turn upverb

    find by digging in the ground

    "I dug up an old box in the garden"

    Synonyms:
    dig, turn up, hollow, turn out, fold up, locate, fold, surface, excavate, come out, come on, show up, dig out, unearth, prove

  2. dig, dig up, dig outverb

    remove, harvest, or recover by digging

    "dig salt"; "dig coal"

    Synonyms:
    stab, savvy, cut into, prod, grind, travail, turn over, jab, delve, hollow, labour, compass, comprehend, poke, apprehend, get the picture, turn up, grok, toil, excavate, labor, dig out, grasp, moil, dig, drudge

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How to use dig up in a sentence?

  1. Elissa Slotkin:

    The issue that got to me was this idea that the President, the most powerful man in the world, reached out to a foreigner, a foreign leader, and asked him to dig up dirt on an American.

  2. Joe Rogan:

    I think I'll probably vote for Bernie. Him as a human being, when I was hanging out with him, I believe in him, I like him, I like him a lot, what Bernie stands for is a guy -- look, you could dig up dirt on every single human being that's ever existed if you catch them in their worst moment and you magnify those moments and you cut out everything else and you only display those worst moments. That said, you can't find very many with Bernie. He's been insanely consistent his entire life. He's basically been saying the same thing, been for the same thing his whole life. And that in and of itself is a very powerful structure to operate from.

  3. Lindsey Graham:

    We had a major American political party hire a foreign national, Christopher Steele, to dig up dirt on an American presidential candidate, as if that was not bad enough, the foreign national compiled an unverified dossier that was then used by The FBI to obtain a warrant against an American citizen and surveil an American presidential campaign.

  4. Ronnie Kasrils:

    It was vital that Zuma had the heads of intelligence to do his bidding. It gives you the ability to dig up dirt on politicians and keep a close eye on opponents.

  5. Herman Cain:

    So be it. Let them go back and dig up eight-year-old stuff. I will be able to explain it this time where they wouldn't let me explain it the last time.


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