delve into

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Professor Beecher, young and foolish, would not consent to delve into the riches of the ancient city, being too much chagrined over the loss of the idol.
It's the time and space in his scripts that he uses to delve into character.
COVENTRIANS are being offered the chance to delve into their past at a free activity day at a city museum this weekend.
The intent is to delve into the foundations of modern day China's system of education.
When he started his influential career over half a century ago, understanding the oeuvres of the still active Frank Lloyd Wright, Gropius and Le Corbusier had an urgency that compelled him to delve into the very origins of Modernism.
For the uninitiated reader, who still may mistake spare lines of poetry for a lack of content, I highly recommend that they delve into this tight collection by award-winning master poet, Lucille Clifton.
Locketz also recommends reading the fine print on applications, particularly the waiver agreement that gives a prospective employer permission to delve into your background.