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Number of realizations

2

to dig

to find

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme otkopat'
Meaning 1 to unearth
Meaning 2 to find Где ты это откопал?
"Where did you dig that out?"
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Comment The same for the Rus. Рыть 'dig'
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme dig up
Meaning 1 to remove something from under the earth using a spade I'll dig up that plant and move it.
"I'll dig up that plant and move it."
Meaning 2 to find hidden or forgotten information by careful searching They tried to dig up something from his past to spoil his chances of being elected.
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Comment dig sth out phrasal verb [transitive]