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  • sink into — phr verb Sink into is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑tooth Sink into is used with these nouns as the object: ↑apathy, ↑bog, ↑chair, ↑coma, ↑couch, ↑gloom, ↑oblivion, ↑obscurity, ↑recession, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • sink into poverty — fall into poverty, have one s financial situation deteriorate until one is poor …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sink into oblivion — be forgotten …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sink into the grave — die, pass away …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sink into something — …   Useful english dictionary

  • sink — ► VERB (past sank; past part. sunk) 1) become submerged in liquid. 2) (with reference to a ship) go or cause to go to the bottom of the sea. 3) disappear and not be seen or heard of again. 4) drop downwards. 5) lower oneself or drop down gently …   English terms dictionary

  • sink — sink1 W3 [sıŋk] v past tense sank [sæŋk] past participle sunk [sʌŋk] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(in water)¦ 2¦(boat)¦ 3¦(move lower)¦ 4¦(fall/sit down)¦ 5¦(get worse)¦ 6 your heart sinks 7¦(lower amount/value)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sink — sink1 [ sıŋk ] (past tense sank [ sæŋk ] ; past participle sunk [ sʌŋk ] ) verb ** ▸ 1 go below water s surface ▸ 2 when sun gets lower ▸ 3 move to lower level ▸ 4 fall/sit/lie down ▸ 5 go down in value/amount ▸ 6 invest money ▸ 7 push something… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sink — [[t]sɪ̱ŋk[/t]] ♦♦♦ sinks, sinking, sank, sunk 1) N COUNT A sink is a large fixed container in a kitchen, with taps to supply water. It is mainly used for washing dishes. The sink was full of dirty dishes. ...the kitchen sink. 2) N COUNT A sink is …   English dictionary

  • sink */*/ — I UK [sɪŋk] / US verb Word forms sink : present tense I/you/we/they sink he/she/it sinks present participle sinking past tense sank UK [sæŋk] / US past participle sunk UK [sʌŋk] / US 1) [intransitive] to disappear below the surface of the water… …   English dictionary

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