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delve into

Meaning: to try to find information by examining something thoroughly

Synonym: investigate

For example:

  • delve into Reporters will often delve into a famous person's past, hoping to find something sensational like an arrest record or a history of drug abuse.

  • delve into One of the hospital's nurses has been arrested for giving secret medical records to a lawyer who was delving into someone's medical history.

Quick Quiz:

In order to write Heath's biography, the writer had to delve into the actor's
  1. private life
  2. private eyes
  3. private parts

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