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deeply held

This page is about the collocation deeply held

collocation pattern: adverb + verb

Meaning

strongly held, esp. of beliefs, views, convictions, etc.

For example

  • His ethical views are so deeply held that he won't even kill a fly.

  • Their Buddhist beliefs were deeply held, so the Christians couldn't convert them.

Quick Quiz

If her views on marriage were deeply held for years, she

a. didn't get married

b. didn't change them

c. didn't change husbands

Contributor: Matt Errey