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