reach/plumb new depths

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Definition of reach/plumb new depths

: to reach an even lower or worse state The team is playing so poorly they're reaching/plumbing new depths this season.

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“Reach/plumb new depths.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reach%2Fplumb%20new%20depths. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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