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deeply divided

This page is about the collocation deeply divided

collocation pattern: adverb + adjective

Meaning

seriously split by disputes or different opinions

For example

  • Public opinion on the issue of gay marriage is deeply divided in this country.

  • Before the American Civil War, the country was deeply divided on the issue of slavery.

Quick Quiz

A country can be deeply divided by differences of

a. opinion

b. climate

c. weight

Contributor: Matt Errey