Example sentences for: digs

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

  • In her wonderfully gossipy new book about Cecilia Bartoli, Cinderella & Company , Manuela Hoelterhoff digs out some hard-to-come-by figures.

  • The WP digs deep enough to report that Barton's photograph never appeared in his high-school yearbook, but neglects to mention that he was investigated for molesting his 3-year-old daughter a year after his first wife's death, a detail which the NYT includes.

  • Its laughs are as crude as the chuckles of "little boys sniggering over National Geographic " (Susan Wloszczyna, USA Today ). Others say its digs at ivory-tower credulousness and Dreyfuss' turn as a neurotic professor make it "too funny to ignore" (David Denby, New York ). (The trailer is available here.)

  • With their "low rate loans," credit unions let the American family bite off their bit of the dream, be it new wheels, new digs, or a college degree.

  • Most news accounts concluded that Clinton overshadowed Jones with a funny, largely apolitical speech featuring digs at Congress ("a show about nothing"), the press corps ("I hardly have any time to read the news anymore.

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