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dig (someone)

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

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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'There now, when the snow covers us up, good folk will see the shafts and dig us out,' he said, slapping his mittens together and putting them on.
"If you like rock 'n' roll music I think you'll dig us. We're passionate, loud and fierce.
Simply put, a fair tax is the only way to dig us out of our budget hole.
"With 10 minutes to go, you're hoping someone will dig us out, and that proved the case.
And now that you have our full attention Mr Minister, we need clarification and reassurance on how quickly you plan to dig us out of this financial quagmire and stop the rot in our economic tree.
There's no one is going to dig us out, there's nowhere we can hide our heads.
The statistics dig us into a grave but only what we do on the football field can get us out of it or make the situation worse."
We've got a couple of young guys in there that need to learn some of those lessons and not deal with their frustrations by trying to dig us out in one big go, but by building our way back into the game.
'The difference is we have a bunch of young guys, and at Star we have a bunch of older guys that could dig us out of the hole,' said Mallari on Sunday at Mall of Asia Arena.
"He is a coach with a unique capacity to communicate, that's why he has got where he is and why he was able to dig us out of the trouble we were in," said Atletico captain Gabi, who has won the La Liga title, King's Cup and reached two Champions League finals under Simeone.
Our batsmen can't keep relying on our bowlers to dig us out of a hole
Our big-match players didn't perform and we need them to dig us out of holes sometimes.