dig something up


dig something up
Syn:
exhume, disinter, unearth

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  • dig up — (something) to find something, esp. from storage. We dug up the old dairy records that showed how much milk each cow produced every day. Etymology: based on the literal meaning of dig something up (= to remove something from the ground, esp. with …   New idioms dictionary

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