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verb [intransitive/transitive] grub pronunciation in American English /ɡrʌb/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theygrub
he/she/itgrubs
present participlegrubbing
past tensegrubbed
past participlegrubbed

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  1. to try to find something by moving things around somewhere, especially somewhere that is dirty or difficult to reach
    grub around/about:

    He was grubbing around in the back of the sofa for loose change.

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