run deep

idiom

: to be felt very strongly
Fear runs deep in this small town.
Her love for her family runs deep.

Examples of run deep in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web From Waste to Wonderful: A Heartwarming Blend The bond between Brie’s family and Loubet continues to run deep beyond their Friday greetings. Esther Piccolino, Miami Herald, 31 May 2024 And through his years working with the American Legion, he’s seen the military’s ties run deep, especially in smaller towns such as Huntersville. Ryan Oehrli, Charlotte Observer, 27 May 2024 That can be especially true in Black communities and communities of color, where traditional notions of manhood run deep. Anita Chabria, Los Angeles Times, 23 May 2024 Intuition, obsession, possession and emotions can run deep through this house. Lisa Stardust, Peoplemag, 22 May 2024 Voter apathy and institutional distrust run deep in South Texas. Jazmine Ulloa, New York Times, 16 May 2024 Barack Obama Surprises Jennifer Wexton's Campaign Office with Donuts 'Especially Approved' by Michelle Though Wexton set out for Capitol Hill less than six years ago, her ties to Washington run deep. Kyler Alvord, Peoplemag, 9 May 2024 Even as her rising star whisked her away from her hometown, the musician’s roots continued to run deep, and the studio became her classroom. Larisha Paul, Rolling Stone, 28 Mar. 2024 Prophet has been in the United States for over 50 years, but his heritage run deep. Syra Ortiz Blanes, Miami Herald, 6 Mar. 2024

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“Run deep.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/run%20deep. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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