He has burrowed so deeply into his work that he hasn't even bothered to get a tan—much to New York's chagrin.
Although none of these issues are burrowed into, they scroll by in manner that is commodious and vivid.
So he companioned more with the wild things, and burrowed deeper into the hill.
He burrowed in crevices and corners, and found corks and cigarettes.
Yet, now and then, small holes were burrowed through the snow wall by the sharp wind.
Nikky burrowed lower into the car, and attempted to look like a rug.
It is as if history had burrowed under ground to escape from research and you had fairly run it to earth.
He burrowed deeper and deeper into the recesses of the thicket.
Temple and Teddy, as though by common thought, burrowed their faces into brawny shoulders.
Ned burrowed in the bodies for a moment and dragged Billy out.
"rabbit-hole, fox-hole, etc.," c.1300, borewe, from Old English burgh "stronghold, fortress" (see borough); influenced by bergh "hill," and berwen "to defend, take refuge."
c.1600, "to place in a burrow, from burrow (n.). Figuratively (e.g. to burrow (one's) head) by 1862. Intransitive sense, "to bore one's way into, penetrate" is from 1610s, originally figurative (literal sense, of animals, attested by 1771). Related: Burrowed; borrowing.