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deep downFundamentally; in essence; in reality; really.Rate it:

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caught between the devil and the deep blue seaHaving a choice between two alternatives, both undesirable.Rate it:

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still waters run deepA person with a calm appearance has, or may have, considerable inner emotion, character, or intellect.Rate it:

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beauty is only skin deepWhat matters is a person's character, rather than his/her appearance.Rate it:

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deep endThe part of a swimming pool with relatively deep water.Rate it:

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Between the Devil and the Deep Blue SeaTo be in a very dangerous situation and not knowing what to do, Or to be involved in some precarious situation that has bad results or outcomeRate it:

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bone-deepExtremely deep or profound (emotionally)Rate it:

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bone-deepExtremely deep or profoundRate it:

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deep endA situation where expertise or experience is required.Rate it:

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deep golden spellTo laugh, to a gag.Rate it:

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deep pocketsAn ample supply of money, especially money which one is willing to spend; the possessor of such money.Rate it:

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deep sixTo discard, cancel, halt; to completely put an end to something.Rate it:

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deep sleepUsed other than as an idiom: see deep, sleep.Rate it:

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deep sleepArtificially induced hibernation in humans for the purpose of long distance space travel.Rate it:

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deep thinkerA person whose thoughts are profound; an intellectual.Rate it:

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deep waterA difficult or embarrassing situation.Rate it:

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deep waterWaters suitable for deep-draft ships, especially ocean-going.Rate it:

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deep-sixTo get rid of something unwanted.Rate it:

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deep-sixTo throw something overboard from a ship.Rate it:

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dig deepTry especially hard.Rate it:

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go deepTo be a remarkable characteristic of a person or thing.Rate it:

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in at the deep endRate it:

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in too deepIn a situation where one can't cope.Rate it:

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Jump off the Deep EndTo become deeply involved in something without thinking about its end result, to have deep emotional involvementRate it:

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knee-deep in the Big MuddyStuck in a predicament; mired in a difficult situation, especially one resulting from poor judgment or bad leadership.Rate it:

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off the deep endCrazy, erratic, or irrational.Rate it:

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run deepgo deepRate it:

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skin deepsuperficialRate it:

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still water runs deepA person with a calm appearance has, or may have, considerable inner emotion, character, or intellectRate it:

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Still Water Runs DeepSomeone who apparently looks silent might be very knowledgeable or intelligent person, silence has powerRate it:

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throw in at the deep endTo introduce a person to a new situation without adequately preparing him or her.Rate it:

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buckle downTo put forth the needed effort; to focus; become serious; apply oneself.Rate it:

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buttoned-downAlternative form of button-down.Rate it:

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come down to earthTo be brought back to reality; to lose one's dreams.Rate it:

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cool downTo cause to become less agitated.Rate it:

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down to a fine artHaving or showing exceptional proficiency.Rate it:

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down to the wireAt the very end of a process or project, especially one with a fast-approaching deadline.Rate it:

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down-to-earthPractical; realistic; pragmatic.Rate it:

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gulp downTo eat very quickly without chewing the food properly.Rate it:

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hold downTo restrain; to check.Rate it:

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knuckle downTo get to work; to focus on a task.Rate it:

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pin downTo attach or secure with pins.Rate it:

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pipe downTo be quiet; to refrain from being noisy.Rate it:

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play downTo make or attempt to make something seem less important, likely, or obvious.Rate it:

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put down forTo record that someone has offered to help, or contribute something.Rate it:

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shut downTo close, terminate, or end.Rate it:

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strip downTo remove all of one's clothing.Rate it:

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zoom downTo move quickly along a particular route, list, etc.Rate it:

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boil downAs an allusion to the cooking technique of reducing liquids by heat, one boils down a problem, argument, etc. to its most central elements.Rate it:

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take downTo remove something from a wall or similar vertical surface to which it is fixed.Rate it:

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