French translation of 'deep'
1. (= not shallow)
[water, lake, puddle] profond(e)
[hole, cut] profond(e)
Is it deep? Est-ce que c’est profond ?
how deep is ... ? quelle est la profondeur de ... ?
How deep is the lake? Quelle est la profondeur du lac ?
2. [shelf] large
3. (= thick) [layer] épais/se
a deep layer of snow une épaisse couche de neige
The snow was really deep. Il y avait une épaisse couche de neige.
to be deep in snow être recouvert(e) de neige
4. [breath] profond(e)
to take a deep breath respirer profondément ⧫ respirer à fond
Take a deep breath, please. Respirez profondément, s’il vous plaît.
5. (= heavy) [sleep] profond(e)
6. (= profound)
[love, admiration, concern, sorrow] profond(e) ⧫ vif/ive
in deepest sympathy avec la plus grande compassion
7. (= occupied)
to be deep in thought [person] être plongé(e) dans ses pensées ⧫ être absorbé(e) dans ses pensées
to be deep in conversation être en pleine conversation
8. (= serious)
to be in deep trouble avoir de gros ennuis
9. (= low-pitched)
He’s got a deep voice. Il a la voix grave.
10. (= dark) [colour] profond(e)
1. (= far down) [dig, cut] profondément
deep in the earth profondément enfoui(e)
2. (= far in) profondément
a crowd three deep trois rangées de personnes
to stand three deep être sur trois rangées
to be piled ten deep [objects] être empilé(e) sur dix niveaux
4. (= in depth)
4 metres deep de 4 mètres de profondeur
it is 1 metre deep cela fait un mètre de profondeur
a hole 4 metres deep un trou de quatre mètres de profondeur
to go deep (= be intense) être profond(e)
to run deep (= be intense) être profond(e)
deep in one’s heart au fond de soi
deep down en son for intérieur
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Example Sentences Including 'deep'
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There is a deep sense of unease about the future.The Times Literary Supplement (2011)
In the hidden reaches where memory probes are sorrows too deep to fathom.Consuelo & Alva: Love and Power in the Gilded Age (2005)
The deepest mines are four kilometres underground.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
It does cut deep that no one will get to see the real me.The Sun (2016)
No one could doubt their deep love for one another.The Sun (2011)
Petrol blue or deep claret will brighten the skin.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Set deep in space in the distant future, only two humans remain.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Showing belief in a partner will lead to a deeper commitment.The Sun (2009)
Take a deep breath and just go with it as you join the busy traffic.The Sun (2017)
There are love surprises when you discover how deep feelings now go.The Sun (2013)
This room has two deep window seats below the tall windows in the front and side walls.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
To probe a world as alien as the deep also takes sensitivity.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
We are borrowing the billions we give away and so are just getting deeper and deeper in debt.The Sun (2017)
Yet I feel a deep sense of being unfulfilled.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
He was a deep shade of green.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The graphic shows the back four sitting deep in a 4-1-4-1.The Sun (2016)
Because we lived in different countries, there was a year or two of deep anxiety.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It spoke to their long and deep taste for cruelty.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The feeling of betrayal goes far deeper.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
He was deep in debt and facing ruin.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The history goes a lot deeper and further back than those three and a half years.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
The one where you use drop caps, sometimes up to ten lines deep.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Yet there seems to be something deeper at work here.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
You might play it cool in a love bond but deep down you long for something more settled.The Sun (2016)
Your deeper understanding of a partner could upgrade your love life.The Sun (2008)
How much deeper are the anxieties of millions of my fellow citizens?Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The Quins squad is relatively deep, with good cover in the back row.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The deep sea has almost no light and very low temperatures.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
We have to begin further back and deeper in.Christianity Today (2000)
Love led to activity in four areas buried deep within the older parts of the brain.EMOTIONAL ROLLERCOASTER: A Journey Through the Science of Feelings (2005)
Take another deep breath and imagine the colour violet as you breathe out.POSITIVE THINKING: Everything you have always known about positive thinking but were afraid to put into practice (2001)
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