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NAmE//dip//(deeper, deepest) deep (below, into, under, etc.)
- 1if you know something deep down, you know your true feelings about something, although you may not admit them to yourself Deep down I still loved him.
- 2if something is true deep down, it is really like that, although it may not be obvious to people He seems confident but deep down he's quite insecure.
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- 1to search thoroughly for information You'll need to dig deep into the records to find the figures you want.
- 2to try hard to provide the money, equipment, etc. that is needed We're asking you to dig deep for the earthquake victims.
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(of emotions, beliefs, etc.) to be felt in a strong way, especially for a long time Feelings about the death of a parent are bound to go deep. Dignity and pride run deep in this community.
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very involved in a situation He knew he was in deep when his girlfriend got him an expensive birthday gift.
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a person who seems to be quiet or shy may surprise you by knowing a lot or having deep feelings
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