Example sentences for: dig

How can you use “dig” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • I was allowed to waveAway the tray of nougat--or rather, the flies on it.Sipping, I waited for a word, a sign from the saint.I'd wanted to lie, as if underground, and watch Him dig up the sky, or stand at a riverbankAnd have the water sweep off my presumptions,Have him blow light into my changeling bones.I wanted to feel the stalk rise and the blade fall.I wanted my life's arithmetic glazed and fired.I wanted the hush, the wingstroke, the shudder.

  • Too bad for Andalex, which owned the rights to dig for coal.

  • Or cobber , a now obsolescent word for a friend, or digger , which began as a term for a goldminer, then inexplicably became a term for an Australian or New Zealand soldier in WWI and is now similarly obsolescent, even in the abbreviated term of address dig .

  • His armor, like a shell, over most of its body, and great long claws to dig in the ground.

  • Critics dig into 24-year-old Purdy, who argues that irony and ironic figures such as Jerry Seinfeld are a cancer corrupting the soul of America.

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