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    Is the phrase "troubles fade into the deep" logical?

    I would like to know if it is correct to say "Troubles fade into the deep." and if this phrase means (at least roughly) the same as "Troubles fade away/disappear". I have found that "fade away" means "disappear" and "fade into" is for a transition, but I wonder what native speakers think about such usage of "fade into" in this context. Thank you very much in advance. :)

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    Re: Is the phrase "troubles fade into the deep" logical?

    Quote Originally Posted by TadasN View Post
    I would like to know if it is correct to say "Troubles fade into the deep." and if this phrase means (at least roughly) the same as "Troubles fade away/disappear". I have found that "fade away" means "disappear" and "fade into" is for a transition, but I wonder what native speakers think about such usage of "fade into" in this context. Thank you very much in advance. :)
    I have never heard that expression, but I would understand the meaning if I heard it. There were no hits on Google for this expression as a whole.

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    Re: Is the phrase "troubles fade into the deep" logical?

    It's not a standard phrase but into the depths might work better than into the deep​.

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    Re: Is the phrase "troubles fade into the deep" logical?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    It's not a standard phrase but into the depths might work better than into the deep​.
    I like that a little better. There were zero hits for this on Google also.

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