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get in deeper

1. To become increasingly involved in a particular situation. You say you don't want do business with them anymore, but here you are, ready to sign a new contract and get in deeper.
2. To worsen a particular situation. You've already insulted her, just shut your mouth before you get in deeper.
See also: deeply, get

caught up in something

 and caught up with something
deeply involved with something; participating actively or closely in something. Wallace is caught up in his work and has little time for his son, Buxton.
See also: caught, up

get in deeper

Fig. to get in more and more trouble; to get more deeply involved with someone or something. Every time he opened his mouth to complain, he just got in deeper.
See also: deeply, get
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Now our future through children will be in doubt, I cried that day, it's affected me deeply and won't go away, I'm angry as hell and vengeful for blood.
I'm deeply worried because we are more divided, and the debate within the party is less tolerant than it has ever been in my lifetime.
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Since February, Conservative councillors have expressed concern that the process to enact the will of the council and remove these deeply unpopular charges has taken such a long period of time.
Sydney (AFP) -- Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott Friday called Russia's response to the downing of a Malaysian Airlines jet over Ukraine ''deeply, deeply unsatisfactory''.
The Deputy First Minister told MLAs: "The withdrawal of support by our partners in Government is deeply disappointing.
On behalf of our family we're deeply humbled to stand where men of such courage faced down injustice and refused to yield," Obama wrote in a message in the visitors book co-signed by his wife Michelle.
Joanna Chapman-Smith's Love Me Deeply is a fantastic album from one of Canada's great under-appreciated singer-songwriters.
We as a family are deeply saddened by the loss of our beloved Jacintha," it said.
Applied Research--Previous studies dealing with releasing deeply hooked fish have focused on removing hooks versus leaving them in.
In a statement issued by his office, Illsley said: "I would like to apologise to my constituents, family and friends, following my court appearance, for the distress and embarrassment caused by my actions that I deeply, deeply regret.
I've spent a great many years being deeply, deeply in love with Princess Leia," the Daily Telegraph quoted him as saying.
I found it deeply distressing to read the statement made in your March editorial comparing the work of youth ministry and the work of diocesan archivists.
1 : at or to a great depth : far below the surface <The wheels sunk deeply in mud.
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