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deep end

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deep end

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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  • And Tish went in at the deep end of the pool, head first, according to diagram, and did not come up.

  • "There's no sense in going off the deep end because a girl turns you down," he said.

    Jack O' Judgment Edgar Wallace
  • Why, when we arrived here and you learned that we'd been assigned to Naval Aviation, you went completely off the deep end.

    Dave Dawson at Truk Robert Sydney Bowen
  • I can suggest it, but, if he's anything of a cook, he'll go off the deep end at once.

    Berry And Co. Dornford Yates
  • The deep end of the pit for 18 inches is left outside of the house.

    Campward Ho! Unknown
  • It was the most logical, easiest, and simplest way for a D-H reactor to go off the deep end.

    The Bramble Bush Gordon Randall Garrett
Idioms and Phrases with deep end

deep end

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