Dig-in meaning

(idiomatic)To begin eating.

I wanted to say grace before dinner, but the kids were already digging in.

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To make a burst of hard work.

I've got to dig in for a couple of weeks to secure my promotion.

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(military) To dig trenches to resist an enemy attack. (This meaning is extended by metaphor to cricket and other situations.)
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(idiomatic) To adopt a resolute state of mind (often: to dig in one's feet, heels, etc.)
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