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sink inphrasal verb
- 1(of words, an event, etc.) to be fully understood or realized He paused to allow his words to sink in. The full scale of the disaster has yet to sink in. It took a moment for the implications of what she was saying to sink in.
- 2(of liquids) to go down into another substance through the surface The rain sank into the dry ground.