dig for

phrasal verb

dug for; digging for; digs for
: to search for (something) by digging
miners digging for coal
often used figuratively
The police have been digging for clues to help solve this murder.

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“Dig for.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dig%20for. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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