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Past tense for to go to a lower level, especially abruptly
“If the upthrust is not enough, the downward force of gravity will take over and the balloon will sink to the ground.”
Past tense for to gradually decrease or decline in value, amount, quality, or intensity
“The worried couple has seen the value of their investments sink over time.”
Past tense for to slump into something
“He would sink slowly into the bed as his back cracked, relieving much of the tension that had built up all day.”
Past tense for to become worse in quality or health
“The standard of service would begin to sink following the arrival of new staff and management.”
Past tense for to be humble or humbled
“If I sink myself to his level, I do not help, but aid all the more in dragging him down.”
Past tense for to vanish or disappear, especially gradually
“He watched the sun sink behind a cloud on the horizon, sending flaming colors that raced across the sky.”
Past tense for to cause to fail
“The deal's contents, even before the votes were cast, looked very much like a bid to sink a free and open election.”
Past tense for to keep in the background, or ignore
“One wonders how many of Sharp's critics today would be prepared to sink their own prejudices.”
Past tense for to refrain from openly expressing or displaying
“Yoshimitsu was in such financial difficulty that he would sink his pride for a handsome cash revenue from trade.”
Past tense for to insert beneath a surface
“Use a hammer to sink the screw deep into the surface.”
(of a ship) Past tense for to go to the bottom of the sea or some other body of water
“We needed to think quickly as the boat was beginning to sink fast.”
Past tense for to cause (a ship) to sink
“So, Ford wants to sink the ship rather than allow it to get into enemy hands.”
Past tense for to immerse or occupy oneself in something
“Make a careful exploration of who you are and the work you have been given, and then sink yourself into that.”
Past tense for to excavate (a well) or bore (a shaft) vertically downwards
“They planned to sink a gold mine in Oklahoma.”
Past tense for to rapidly consume (an alcoholic drink)
“It's a trendy spot for those looking to sink a few drinks and perhaps flirt with a few strangers after a day of drudgery.”
Past tense for to spend or invest (a lot of) money
“You don't need to sink a fortune into high-priced cleaners in your war against stubborn spots and stains.”
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