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dig out

1. To channel out of something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "dig" and "out." The groundhog dug out of its burrow and advanced on my herb garden.
2. To remove something from something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "dig" and "out." Paulina was careful to dig every last raisin out of the oatmeal raisin cookie.
3. To locate something after searching for it. A noun or pronoun can be used between "dig" and "out." After a few minutes, I was finally able to dig my sunglasses out of my purse.
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dig it out

Slang To run as fast as one can, especially as a base runner in baseball.
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Cruz's throw home, though, was in the dirt, and catcher Geronimo Gil was unable to dig it out, allowing Spiezio to score.