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delve into sth

verb [I] uk phrasal verb with delve   /delv/ us  
to examine something carefully in order to discover more information about someone or something: It's not always a good idea to delve too deeply into someone's past.
Translations of “delve into sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 深入探索, 探究…
in Russian углубляться, доискиваться…
in Turkish derinlemesine araştırmak, incelemek, bir şeyler bulmaya…
in Chinese (Simplified) 深入探索, 探究…
in Polish zagłębiać się w coś…
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