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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In the middle of the room is a sunk well, built up to floor level and evidently going deep underground.
Tang credited his players after going deep in the tournament before succumbing to defending champion San Beda, 78-71, in the semifinals.
It is about the 'idea of structure', which evolves as Rosi said,"By countering people and going deep into the reality to find that one narrative element" that will hold the movie together.
"What we intend to do is to collect the best information by going deep into how best to deal with this problem.
And the 24-year-old hopes his new club can follow in the footsteps of his old one by going deep in the competition.
As if he is going deep into the endless sun rays after a long day of working.
They won't win the All-Ireland but, with Armagh to come at home, you wouldn't bet against them going deep into the summer once again this year.
In his message on the advent of the holy month, the JI chief said that during this sacred month, the believers could strengthen their relationship with their Creator by going deep into the holy Quran, and by helping the oppressed people in every possible manner.
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Some scientists suggest that the recent warming trend could be due to heat going deep into the ocean and natural climate fluctuations.
I purposely didn't play a lead-up tournament so I'd be fresh and hopefully going deep into the tournament."
The 28-year old ran three kickoffs for touchdowns last season for a Seahawks team that many believed over-achieved by going deep into the playoffs.