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dig
 v.  form a hole by moving soil
 v.  turn up, loosen, or remove earth
Classic Sentence: (90 in 7 pages)
1  He began to dig again, driving his spade deep into the rich black garden soil while the robin hopped about very busily employed.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
2  Ben Weatherstaff took up his spade again and began to dig.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
3  The earth had been turned up because a dog had been trying to dig up a mole and he had scratched quite a deep hole.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
4  If I have a spade," she whispered, "I can make the earth nice and soft and dig up weeds.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
5  Then he stood looking at the handle of the spade as if there might be Magic in it, and then he began to dig again and said nothing for several minutes.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
6  When I dig I'm not tired at all.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
7  I can dig and pull up weeds, and do whatever you tell me.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
8  She frowned a little and gave her trowel a rather spiteful dig into the earth.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
9  "There's no way unless they dig it out of the earth or pick it off the trees," Mrs. Medlock answered.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
10  He went to a rotten log near at hand and began to dig under one end of it with his Barlow knife.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
11  THERE comes a time in every rightly-constructed boy's life when he has a raging desire to go somewhere and dig for hidden treasure.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
12  By and by they judged that twelve had come; they marked where the shadow fell, and began to dig.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
13  Huck began to dig and scratch now.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
14  It might answer for you to dig Jim out with a pick, without any letting on, because you don't know no better; but it wouldn't for me, because I do know better.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI.
15  Come to think, the logs ain't a-going to do; they don't have log walls in a dungeon: we got to dig the inscriptions into a rock.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII.
Example Sentence: (22 in 2 pages)
1  A man may dig his grave with his teeth.
2  You would have to dig up the plant yourself.
3  During the dig, the archeological team found some relics from the Stone Age.
4  Richer countries must dig deeper into their pockets if global problems, such as pollution, are to be solved.
5  They dig a small hole in the sand to bury their eggs.
6  Every item found on the archaeological dig is given a code number.
7  People dig or pan for gold or diamonds, risking their lives in shallow mines which frequently collapse.
8  Luck! -- the splendor of it was beyond all imagination! Six hundred dollars was money enough to make half a dozen boys rich! Here was treasure-hunting under the happiest auspices -- there would not be any bothersome uncertainty as to where to dig.
9  I have no way of confirming this so called sensational story, you have to dig for more stories on this to be sure.
10  Things being so uncertain, what I recommend is this: that we really dig right in, as quickly as we can.
11  Weeks before, nearly 10,000 police officers had raided his church's compound in the largest manhunt in South Korean history, with a fleet of backhoes to dig up underground hiding places, only to leave empty-handed.
12  A new Danish expedition is again excavating the site in annual summer digs.
13  The female digs a pit in which to lay the eggs.
14  They were digging up worms to use for bait.
15  The battalion went directly to the airport to begin digging in.