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dig in / meter mano a la comida
dig in   dig
A. -intransitive verb + adverb
1. *
(=eat)   meter mano a la comida
·dig in!
·¡a comer!
2. also dig o.noun. in
(military)   atrincherarse   (figurative)   (in negotiations, argument)   atrincherarse en su postura
B. -transitive verb + adverb
1. (=add)
[+fertilizer, compost]   añadir al suelo
2. (=thrust)
[+nails, claws, knife]   clavar,   hundir
a. to dig in one'noun heels   mantenerse en sus trece,   empecinarse
3. (military)
·his troops are now well dug in
·sus tropas se hallan ahora bien atrincheradas
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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