One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Inextricably involved in or committed to a situation.‘he knew that he was in deep when his things began to proliferate in her apartment’
- ‘The shooting began to sink in and he realised he was in deep, way over his head.’
- ‘Four likely London lads are in deep to a mobster and try to find ways to come up with the dosh.’
- ‘Besides, Calvin was way in deep with Carol Carmicheal, some senior at the other private school in town.’
- ‘He got himself in deep over his head and now he could spend the rest of his life in jail.’
- ‘You're in deep in the system, in its fouled blood, in its creaking bones, in its edgy nerves.’
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