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drink deep

Definition of drink deep in English:

Take a large draft or drafts of something: figurative he learned to drink deep of the Catholic tradition
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  • Harry and Dolly and I stood in the kitchen doorway looking out, sniffing at the cool, damp, slightly metallic smell of the earth drinking deep after so long a drought.
  • But Oxfam's research suggests we're drinking deep from the cup of inequity.
  • It offers an opportunity to drink deep of the Gothic atmosphere and muse on the blurry boundaries between truth and illusion.
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