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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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Maghoma would have missed all of Blues' preparation for the 2019/20 Championship campaign had his country gone deep into the competition.
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