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plumb the depths

to reach the lowest point: Roy plumbed the depths of despair when his wife left him. humorous They must be really plumbing the depths (= must have been unable to find anyone better) if they're offering the job to her.
Translations of “plumb the depths”
in Chinese (Traditional) 跌入最低點,陷入穀底…
in Chinese (Simplified) 跌入最低点,陷入低谷…
(Definition of plumb the depths from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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