dip deep into

thoroughly examine, investigate in depth

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • dip deep into the future — v. go deeply into and search with regard to the future …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dip — ► VERB (dipped, dipping) 1) (dip in/into) put or lower briefly in or into. 2) sink, drop, or slope downwards. 3) (of a level or amount) temporarily become lower or smaller. 4) lower or move downwards. 5) Brit. lower the beam of (a …   English terms dictionary

  • deep sinking — /ˈdip ˌsɪŋkɪŋ/ (say deep .singking) noun Goldmining a form of goldmining in which mines are driven deep into the earth seeking gold in long buried water courses. Also, deep leading. –deep sinker, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • deep — deep1 [ dip ] adjective *** ▸ 1 going long way down ▸ 2 feeling/emotion: strong ▸ 3 sound: low ▸ 4 color: dark and strong ▸ 5 sleep: hard to wake from ▸ 6 breathing a lot of air ▸ 7 with complicated ideas ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) going a long way down… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • deep */*/*/ — I UK [diːp] / US [dɪp] adjective Word forms deep : adjective deep comparative deeper superlative deepest 1) going a long way down from the top or the surface The river is quite deep here. an area of high hills and deep valleys a) used for saying… …   English dictionary

  • deep — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English dep, from Old English dēop; akin to Old High German tiof deep, Old English dyppan to dip more at dip Date: before 12th century 1. extending far from some surface or area: as a. extending far downward < a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • deep — adj., n., & adv. adj. 1 a extending far down from the top (deep hole; deep water). b extending far in from the surface or edge (deep wound; deep plunge; deep shelf; deep border). 2 (predic.) a extending to or lying at a specified depth (water 6… …   Useful english dictionary

  • deep — [[t]dip[/t]] adj. and adv. er, est, n. 1) extending far down from the top or surface: a deep well; a deep cut[/ex] 2) extending far in or back from the front: a deep shelf[/ex] 3) extending far in width; broad: a deep border[/ex] 4) ranging far… …   From formal English to slang

  • dip into your pocket — dig/dip into (your) pocket to use your own money to pay for something. Parents of young children have to dig deep into their pockets at Christmas time …   New idioms dictionary

  • dip into pocket — dig/dip into (your) pocket to use your own money to pay for something. Parents of young children have to dig deep into their pockets at Christmas time …   New idioms dictionary

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