go deep

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go deep

1. To persist for a long time, as of a significant issue or problem. The problems between them go deep, so I doubt they'll be reconciling any time soon.
2. sports slang In American football, for a receiver to run down the field in order to catch a long pass. Often used as as imperative. Jackson, run a slant. Williams, you go deep.
See also: deep

go/run ˈdeep

(of emotions, beliefs, etc.) be felt in a strong way, especially for a long time: Dignity and pride run deep in this community.
See also: deep, run
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It goes to show the homeless crisis has gone deep to the hearts of ordinary people and there is a huge desire out there to solve this problem.
So, the missing heat may have gone deep, causing waters there tO expand and prevent a decline in sea level.
He had not gone deep enough with his cut through lack of training and knowledge.
Highland coach Lin Parker has gone deep into his playbook throughout the season with gadget plays.
It implies that the problem has not spread, has not gone deep, has not penetrated surrounding tissues.
Soak it up, America: The mighty McGwire has gone deep one more time.