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Translation of escarbar in English:

verbo intransitivo

verbo transitivo

  • escarbar la tierra
    (hacer un hoyo)
    to dig a hole
    to scratch around in the soil

also: escarbarse verbo pronominal

Example sentences
  • No burlaron los controles, no invadieron los hospitales, no escarbaron en la herida.
  • Con esta lógica, seguimos sin escarbar la tierra.
  • Habrá que ir a escarbar en Polvos para conseguirla.

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