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Katrine
What does far down the rabbit hole mean?
Feb 10, 2014 2:26 PM
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I do not know the context in which you noticed this expression, but it probably relates to "Alice in Wonderland". Alice chased a white rabbit down its rabbit hole and encountered a make-believe world. So the rabbit hole is a metaphor.
February 10, 2014
What is the context? Is this part of a longer passage?
February 10, 2014
As it is, I would think that it is referring to being in a very unrealistic or unpleasant situation. Maybe someone who is going through a lot of problems at the moment may say that he or she is far down the rabbit hole.
February 10, 2014
The term "going down a rabbit hole" usually means the same thing as "going on a wild goose chase". Both refer to following the wrong path when looking for something.
February 10, 2014
Katrine
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