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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 (something)

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.
References in classic literature ?
I went into the scullery, removed the door, and spent some hours digging with my hatchet as silently as possible; but when I had made a hole about a couple of feet deep the loose earth collapsed noisily, and I did not dare continue.
No sooner were Wolfert's waking and sleeping vagaries confided to him than he beheld in them the confirmed symptoms of a case of money digging, and lost no time in probing it to the bottom.
Many repaired to the scene of the previous night's adventures; but though they found the very place of the digging, they discovered nothing that compensated them for their trouble.
What, did you come digging here entirely because of me?
She turned, and desperately resumed her digging, tears dripping upon the fork-handle and upon the clods.
Tess could not get on with her digging after this; she felt restless; she wondered if he had gone back to her father's house; and taking the fork in her hand proceeded homewards.
Toto had been looking with great curiosity in the hole which the boy was digging, and growing more and more excited every minute, perhaps thinking that Button-Bright was after some wild animal.
Still, they had not come upon Flintwinch yet; so the sturdy digging and shovelling and carrying away went on without intermission by night and by day.
Dowding has run an experiment since 2007 to understand the effect on soil of digging and not digging, comparing growth of the same vegetables growing side by side in dug and undug beds.
11, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania 811 hopes this date on the calendar, Tuesday, August 11, will serve as a natural reminder for residents to dial 8-1-1 prior to any digging project to have underground utility lines marked.
Striking a line can result in injury, repair costs, fines and inconvenient outages to the person digging and their neighbors.
After having fun clearing trees and scrub oak, constructing a road, building a pond and digging foundations he realized the potential for a business opportunity and the concept for Dig This was formed.
The amateur excavation earlier this month uncovered scores of hand-blown glass bottles, elaborate bottle tops and a range of other items such as clay pipes highly sought after by members of the bottle digging community.
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.