One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘Next, move the divisions to the prepared transplanting site and set the divisions shallowly, with buds no more than 1 to 2 inches below the soil surface.’
- ‘We will win our small victories, but then forget the sacrifices made to achieve them as we bathe our wounds in overly generous civil liberties and a materialistic capitalist balm that only shallowly soothes us.’
- ‘The boy was shaking slightly, and gasping shallowly for air.’
- ‘We might well have been guilty of thinking too shallowly, of gulping our facts and developing a taste for the bitter; but happy-go-lucky, laissez-faire and carefree is not how I remember it.’
- ‘Planting too deeply will cause collar rot; planting too shallowly will expose the roots.’
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