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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

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, go, run
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Go Deep and Take Plenty of Root involves readers in Storlie's life and times, retaining the optimism and excitement of youth as it captures these poignant moments of his world: "I'd never had so much fun before in my whole life - at least not since days when Karl and I were kids and ran, over and over again, full tilt toward the lip of the Bluff to send ourselves flying into thin air, tumbling in clouds of fine sand.
The success of the track with Tracey K's haunting vocals over a dirty baseline, has also taken the Fish Go Deep boys by surprise.