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deep water

An overwhelming situation in which one has taken on more responsibility than one can handle or is facing more trouble or danger than expected. I've been in deep water ever since I volunteered to lead this committee—it has been so much more work than I anticipated. I thought I could make some easy cash by selling drugs, but now I'm in deep water with some big-time thugs.
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Deep water habitats are discussed as potential refuges for corals from the increasingly degraded shallow water reefs.
Deep water running is also perfect for the injury-prone runner who wants to add more workouts per week, or for athletes recovering from stress fractures, plantar fasciitis and a host of injuries.
In the modern ocean, deep water resides on average 200 years in the Atlantic before being exported into the CPDW.
The lifeguard should demonstrate the ability to property manage a victim of suspected spinal fracture found in the following positions: 1) face down in shallow water 2) face down in deep water 3) face up in shallow water 4) face up in deep water
This is an exciting opportunity for me, and I am thrilled to become part of the Deep Water Point organization of seasoned professionals.
15 April 2013 - Swiss speciality chemicals company Clariant AG (VTX:CLN) said today it had inked a deal to acquire some of US-based Ecolab Inc's (NYSE:ECL) deep water Gulf of Mexico activities for an undisclosed sum.
In contrast to the regulatory uncertainty that hangs over the Gulf of Mexico, the commitment to the deep water remains strong outside the US," says Daniel Yergin, chairman of IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates and Pulitzer prize-winning author of The Prize, an oil industry history.
For at least 2 centuries, though, scientists have realized that corals can survive in deep water, says Les Watling of the University of Maine in Walpole.
I prefer deep water running as a form of cross training, since it provides a great cardiovascular workout without impact.
Surging breakers occur where deep water spills onto steep beaches.
CHAMPION HURDLE prospect Deep Water makes his long-awaited seasonal bow at Kelso today with the ground and the course in his favour, but a substantial negative in the form of the Micky Hammond string, writes Tony Smurthwaite.
It was operated by Spence Brothers of Cleveland, and most of the product was shipped to that city from a deep water port in Bruce Mines for use in the construction of Cleveland's famous park roads.
Mergers and acquisitions in shallow waters have also been discussed to analyze the growth prospects of IOC in the region and their growing interest in deep water projects in GOM Offshore.
Wartsila has signed a contract with Shanghai Bestway Marine Engineering Design Co Ltd to design a new type of deep water dive support vessel.
M2 EQUITYBITES-November 15, 2011-Hyperdynamics Corporation announces launch of deep water 3D seismic survey in Republic of Guinea, West Africa(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.