Dig up!

dig up

1. verb Literally, to overturn soil or a similar substance by digging. A noun or pronoun can be used between "dig" and "up." The dog keeps burying bones and then digs up the yard to try to find them.
2. verb To unearth or uproot something by digging. A noun or pronoun can be used between "dig" and "up." That darn groundhog has dug up my herb garden for the second year in a row.
3. verb To search for and find something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "dig" and "up." If you give me some time, I'm sure I can dig up the deed to the house.
4. verb To uncover negative information about someone or something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "dig" and "up." Once I contact my usual sources at the tabloids, I should be able to dig up some dirt on that actress.
5. slang, expression Listen! Hey, the boss is talking—dig up!
See also: dig, up

Dig up!

Sl. Listen carefully! John: All right, you guys! Dig up! You're going to hear this one time and one time only! Bill: Dig up! I'm only going to say this once. Bob: What was that? Bill: I said listen!
See also: dig

Dig up!

exclam. Listen up!; Pay attention! Dig up, man! This is important.
See also: dig