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to excavate / to dig / to unearth
to excavate / to explore / (fig.) to unearth / to tap into
  *掘* | 掘* | *掘
to dig
data mining
excavator / bulldozer
to dig one's own grave
to exhume / to unearth / to dig out
to excavate / to dig out / fig. to investigate (in an archive)
Digg (social news website)
to excavate / to extract (ore)
lit. not to dig a well until one is thirsty / to be unprepared and seek help at the last minute (idiom)
to scrape around for money / hard pressed for cash / cf 羅雀掘鼠|罗雀掘鼠 to net birds and dig for rats (idiom)
grave digger
lit. to net birds and dig for rats (idiom); fig. hard pressed for cash / on the verge of bankruptcy
Drinking the water of a well, one should never forget who dug it. (idiom)
to exhume a body for public flogging (idiom)

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