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Adj.1.neck-deep - deeply involvedneck-deep - deeply involved; "neck-deep in work"; "up to their necks in debt"
involved - connected by participation or association or use; "we accomplished nothing, simply because of the large number of people involved"; "the problems involved"; "the involved muscles"; "I don't want to get involved"; "everyone involved in the bribery case has been identified"
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This gave me a hint, and I went knee-deep, and sometimes neck-deep, in the red weed.
Why, I wanted the ADVENTURE of it; and I'd a waded neck-deep in blood to -- goodness alive, AUNT POLLY
Ancajas, like Gonzalez, is likewise neck-deep in training the past few weeks in a hilly area in Magallanes, Cavite, two hours from Manila.
Some residents of BarangayTulayin Odiongan, Romblon woke up to neck-deep flood on Sunday, Romblon News reported.
But neck-deep in Anna Maria Sound, tethered to Brockhoff's jet ski by a 50-foot tube that attached to a jetpack strapped to my feet, I began to envision myself as a tale told to future clients: The One Woman Who Couldn't Fly.
Mumbai: Social activist Medha Patkar and 37 villagers have been standing neck-deep in water on the banks of the Narmada river in a village in Madhya Pradesh (MP) to demand the rehabilitation of families affected by the Sardar Sarovar Dam (SSD), which will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday on his 67th birthday.
They also soon find themselves neck-deep in serious trouble.
But never mind that, look out for the poor camera bloke neck-deep in choppy water trying to film her
However, the recession took a toll at his lifestyle, leaving him in neck-deep of debts.
Kumar said he could not say exactly how many were stranded, but that "there are many stuck in neck-deep water and need help as soon as possible".
His dad, head full of lodge business, spent the week buried neck-deep in newspapers, scouring the business pages for portents.
Organizers of the European Tour s Turkish Airlines Open were neck-deep in contract discussion to bring back Tiger Woods on a multi-year deal after his winning appearance in the event s first full-field staging previous November, and they described the contract as nearly complete.