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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

run deeper than (something)

To be more firmly intrinsic, established, or integrated into the nature or character of someone or something than something else. A: "He's quite conceited, don't you think?" B: "I think it runs deeper than that. There seems to be a selfishness in him that's almost pathological." Unfortunately, the troubles in the small island nation run deeper than the issue of a few corrupt politicians.
See also: deeply, run
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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