Example sentences for: digging

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

  • I am writing in response to an essay published in the most recent issue of PLoS Medicine by Deborah Hayden, entitled “Alas, Poor Yorick: Digging Up the Dead to Make Medical Diagnoses” [1].

  • Volunteers spent most of the summer digging the site up, and yesterday, Civil War re-enactment groups gave them a full Confederate burial, including a rousing rendition of "Dixie."

  • In a profession obsessed with scoops, it's nice to see some digging instead.

  • The act of gardening itself was joyous--rising early, smelling earth, getting dirty, getting scratches that I wore proudly, making compost, lugging, digging, and planting.

  • By the end of that century farmers had developed a technique of digging trenches that enabled them to reach the fertile layer of earth found under the cinders, where they planted the vines that were then covered with the extracted ashes.

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