in (too) deep

idiom

informal
: in a difficult situation that one cannot get out of
He wanted to get out of the deal, but he was in too deep.

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“In (too) deep.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20%28too%29%20deep. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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