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. slang In American football, for a receiver to run down the field in order to catch a long pass. Often used as an imperative. Jackson, run a slant. Williams, you go deep.
See also: deep, go
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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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"The youngster takes naturally to the water, and if, when he finishes high school, he takes a course in navigation and goes deep sea, I see no reason why he shouldn't rise to be master of the finest and biggest ship afloat."
'Lycidas' and Shelley's mistily shimmering 'Adonais.' The question goes deep and should receive careful consideration.
Your concept of legacy goes deep. It goes deep because so many countries invest so much in the World Cup, but then after that there are empty stadiums.
LAST .Australian Wilderness With Ray Mears ITV, 8pm ENTERTAINMENT Ray goes deep into one of the world's most extraordinary forests.
"We were playing PSV Under-23s and our centrehalves were facing nobody as the striker goes deep really early.
They quickly get into trouble and once Rob goes deep waters everyone has returned to shore, Rob is nowhere to be seen...
This time Jimmy goes deep underground in some chilly mountains in Sicily to uncover the secrets of salt.
/ Some think the life goes deep into the ground, giving new life to trees and flowers ...
JOHNNY DEPP'S FBI agent goes deep undercover to infiltrate the Mafia, in Donnie Brasco (tonight, 5USA, 10pm) and ends up being tak- taken under the wing of a low-ranking older gangster (Al Pacino).
JOHNNY DEPP'S FBI agent goes deep undercover to infiltrate the Mafia, in Donnie Brasco (tonight, 5USA, 10pm) and ends up being tak-taken under the wing of a low-ranking older gangster (Al Pacino).
DANNY WILLIAMS goes deep to soothe stress and muscle tension WHAT IS IT?
The book appears to have heavy sourcing from within the Clinton camp, and goes deep down the several tensions going on between Obama and Clinton in that phase.
The young worker was around two hundred meters away from the Israeli borders with the Gaza Strip, entering the buffer zone, which is a military no-go area that extends along the entire northern and eastern perimeter of the border and goes deep into the Palestinian Territory at a range of between 500 meters to two kilometers.
* Jason Diamond goes deep on the long way the Jewish people have to go when it comes to search engine optimization.
Williams goes deep cover as a low-wage retail worker at two national toy store chains in Inside Toyland: Working, Shopping, and Social Inequality (University of California Press, January 2006).