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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2016:

Principal Translations
SpanishEnglish
hurgar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (revolver, escarbar)rummage viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 El mendigo hurgaba en la basura buscando ropa.
hurgar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (fisgar, investigar asuntos)delve, dig viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  meddle viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 Mejor no hurgues en ese asunto turbio porque puedes tener problemas.
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2016:

Compound Forms:
SpanishEnglish
hurgar en la herida loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (tocar donde duele)open old wounds v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (informal)hit you where it hurts v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Sacar ese tema es hurgar en la herida aparte de innecesario.
 Talking about that theme is opening old wounds and also unnecessary.
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