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dig (someone)

slang To like (romantically or otherwise), understand, or approve of someone. A: "OK, you understand everything I told you?" B: "Yeah, I dig you man." I'm going to ask Cynthia out on a date tonight—I really dig her.
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dig (something)

slang To understand, approve of, or enjoy something. I really dig this music, man! I dig the way you stood up to that bully.
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1. tv. & in. to understand something. I just don’t dig what you are saying.
2. tv. to appreciate something; to like something. He really digs classical music.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Dig with care - hand dig within two feet of the outer wall of the underground facility.
Similarly, DIG Establishment Punjab-I Zubair Dreshak was transferred and posted as CPO Multan while DIG Investigation Monitoring, Investigation Branch Punjab Fayyaz Ahmed Dev was transferred and posted as DIG Commandant Police Training College Lahore vice Mirza Faran Baig.
* Reinforce your dog for burying her good stuff in appropriate caching locations by giving her legal digging spots as described above and encouraging her to dig there.
On this occasion, the DIG suspended the services of Hydyara SHO, Ghulam Asghar Tahir, over poor performance.
Grand Opening festivities on Saturday, February 16 to include prize give-a-ways, photo opportunities, cake from Freed's Bakery, a chance to win a Dig This Las Vegas Birthday Party Package, and more.
DIG Punjab Highway Patrol (PHP) Sohail Akhtar visited under-construction PHP Provincial Police Lines, Jia Bagga, here on Monday.
District South DIG Azad Khan is likely to be transferred and posted as headquarters DIG, while Naeem Shaikh, who was recently promoted to the post of DIG, is likely to be transferred and posted as the establishment DIG.
During the time of the killing of Wickrematunga, DIG Nanayakkara had been in charge of the Mount Lavinia Police Division.
"We set about planning The Big Dig and sent letters out to parents to help us to dig the area.
Dogs dig holes and lie in them because the freshly dug earth hasn't been exposed to the hot sun and therefore is cooler.
"We are not aware of any approach to the council to dig holes in Hearsall Common.
BASRA / Aswat al-Iraq: Iraq's state-owned Iraqi Digging Company has announced on Sunday that it had managed to dig 189 oil wells in 2010 and planning to dig and rehabilitate 140 other oil wells in 2011, according to a statement by its director.
The Common Ground Alliance (CGA), an organization dedicated to protecting underground utility lines and the safety of people who dig near them, has partnered with The Home Depot to educate customers on the importance of calling prior to digging.
Hajji Salah, 56, and his team are ready to dig a tomb for anyone, Muslim or Christian, at anytime and at no charge.In Kurdish society, when someone dies and he is male, he is washed in a mosque.