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the depths of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe depths of somethingthe depths of somethingwhen a bad feeling or situation is at its worst level She was in the depths of despair. The country was recovering from the depths of recession. depth
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the depths of somethingIn his hand are the depths of the earth, and the mountain peaks belong to him.A tidal wave, coming from the depths of the waters, shook those coasts violently while the burial was going on.From the depths of my patchy education, I recalled that Shelley had drowned in a storm on a lake.The central attraction is the Tropical Swimming Paradise, which claims to maintain a sub-tropical climate even in the depths of mid-winter.There were some joints in the depths of the freezer, but he didn't like to attack these.The Trummelbach Falls are nearby, spectacular waterfalls which plunge into the depths of the mountain.It was Amy who correctly assessed her brother, although not even she plumbed the depths of his duplicity.This detail in the story shows that the son was driven to the depths of despair.
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