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beauty is only skin deepWhat matters is a person's character, rather than his/her appearance.
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still waters run deepA person with a calm appearance has, or may have, considerable inner emotion, character, or intellect.
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bone-deepExtremely deep or profound (emotionally)
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caught between the devil and the deep blue seaHaving a choice between two alternatives, both undesirable.
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deep downFundamentally; in essence; in reality; really.
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deep endA situation where expertise or experience is required.
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deep endThe part of a swimming pool with relatively deep water.
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deep pocketsAn ample supply of money, especially money which one is willing to spend; the possessor of such money.
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deep sixTo discard, cancel, halt; to completely put an end to something.
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deep sleepUsed other than as an idiom: see deep, sleep.
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deep sleepArtificially induced hibernation in humans for the purpose of long distance space travel.
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deep thinkerA person whose thoughts are profound; an intellectual.
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deep waterA difficult or embarrassing situation.
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deep waterWaters suitable for deep-draft ships, especially ocean-going.
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deep-sixTo get rid of something unwanted.
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deep-sixTo throw something overboard from a ship.
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dig deepTry especially hard.
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in at the deep end
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in too deepIn a situation where one can't cope.
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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.
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off the deep endCrazy, erratic, or irrational.
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skin deepsuperficial
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still water runs deepA person with a calm appearance has, or may have, considerable inner emotion, character, or intellect
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throw in at the deep endTo introduce a person to a new situation without adequately preparing him or her.
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zonk outTo fall suddenly into a very deep sleep.
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at heartIn spirit; according to one's beliefs, views or feelings; deep down, really, fundamentally.
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bow and scrapeTo make a deep bow with the right leg drawn back (thus scraping the floor), left hand pressed across the abdomen, right arm held aside.
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bow and scrapeA deep formal bow with right leg drawn back touching the ground.
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bred-in-the-boneFirmly established or instilled; deep-seated.
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brown studyA melancholy mood accompanied by deep thought; a moody daydream.
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chestnutOf a deep reddish-brown colour, like that of a chestnut.
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chew the cudTo meditate or ponder before answering; to be deep in thought; to ruminate.
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dead asleepSleeping in a deep sleep
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deliver the message to garcia...heaves in a deep breath, gathers himself as though he's crossed a continent to deliver the message to Garcia.
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fast asleepSleeping, in a deep sleep.
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heavy hitterA player with a favorable batting average who is especially good at hitting the ball deep into the outfield or farther.
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light bucketNickname for a reflecting telescope, especially one with a relatively large aperture and suitable for observing deep sky objects such as nebulae and galaxies.
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make a legTo make a deep bow with the right leg drawn back.
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onion seedThe strong-flavored seed of black caraway or nigella, Nigella sativa, which is deep black with flat sides, like those of the onion.
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out like a lightAsleep or unconscious, particularly if this has occurred suddenly and the sleep is deep.
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trench mouthAcute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis, a severe bacterial infection of the gums, typically characterized by inflammation, bleeding, deep ulceration, necrotized tissue, pain, fever, enlarged lymph nodes, fatigue, and halitosis.
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