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dig it

dig it

Date: Mar 21 2019

Themes: Celebrity, Pop Culture


1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

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“When you see what (actor Paul) Bettany does with (the character) Vision, I think you’re really going to dig it.”
Actor Robert Downey, Jr., talking about his new film Age of Ultron


1. Definition - Study the definition.

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like it; enjoy

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

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Have you ever heard the story of someone who found something really special? Maybe it was a treasure box full of gold coins. Perhaps it was beautiful pearls or jewelry. For some reason, this person wanted to keep his treasure safe, so he dug a hole in the ground. Because he liked the treasure so much, he put these special items in the ground and covered them with dirt.

Whenever we use the expression dig it, we mean that somebody likes or enjoys a person, place, thing, or activity. It’s not clear that dig it comes from digging a hole for buried treasure. However, if you are digging a hole to hide something, you definitely dig it!

Actor Robert Downey, Jr. thinks that movie-goers will dig his new film. He likes how another actor is playing one of the characters in the movie, and he thinks that fans will dig it, too.

When you dig something, do you tell everyone about it or hide it? What do you dig right now?


1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

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“I moved into a new apartment, and I really think my friends are going to dig it.”

“Brooke digs Disney’s new movie, Frozen.”

“Andrew digs having summers off to hang out with his friends.”


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Sometimes we dig holes inside of us and we bury our some thoughts,feelings,hopes,dreams,memories,relations there..we dont want that others know them,we are afraid that they can be stolen by others,we keep them as our secrets or our treasures.

we dig too much things in life ,we share some of them ,we hide some of them and it depends on how much we love them or afraid from them.

11:22 AM Mar 21 2019 |




Many people put their life in danger for digging the mines coal ! 

05:35 AM Aug 14 2014 |



I bought a pair of Euramerican style shoes with good quality and reasonable price, and i’m really digging it.

02:23 AM Aug 14 2014 |




Recently I digs swiming. You know, Learning something fresh is interesting, though I still don’t know how to float ⊙﹏⊙

01:36 AM Aug 14 2014 |




I don’t know if we can use that verb  ”dig it ” when we want to hide something wrong we did on the way other people will be never  able to know. I believe the result will be the same when we dig something very good or precious.Who will help me,please? Thanks in advance. greetings from Italy. Michele

09:38 AM Aug 13 2014 |

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