dig down


Pay with money from one's own pocket; be generous. For example, We've got to dig down deep to make the next payment. [Colloquial; c. 1940]

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How to use dig down in a sentence

  • He will have to dig down deeper into the very life of the sexes to know why marriage proves so disastrous.

    Marriage and Love | Emma Goldman