go down (especially below the horizon or the surface of a liquid); cause or allow to sink
a large open container
"the ocean is a sink for carbon dioxide"
"He sank to his knees"
"The Japanese sank American ships in Pearl Harbor"
"He sank into nirvana"
"The raft sank and its occupants drowned"
"He sank into bed"
"She subsided into the chair"
"The sun dipped below the horizon"
"The setting sun sank below the tree line"
"The real estate market fell off"
"He slumped onto the couch"
"My spirits sank"
"She sank her fingers into the soft sand"
"He buried his head in her lap"
They leaped into the canal water, and he let himself sink down and down to the bottom.
出自： R. Bradbury
It rolled..off the raft and sank without hesitation to the bottom of the tank.
出自： M. Frayn
I sank into the mud.
出自： L. Hellman
The film..sank virtually without trace.
那件工作将由另一个人去做; 他颇感欣慰地坐到他那把舒适的椅子上。 sink back
She sank back, unwilling to face her father's anger.
As he turned homeward, the sun was sinking below the western horizon.
He looked very pale; his cheeks had sunk in.
It took a long time for the bad news to sink in.
Your warning didn't sink in. You may have to talk to him again.
I think it has finally sunk in that she must be more careful; she won't forget her passport again!
He was very tired and sank into a chair.
The facts don't seem to sink into his head.
Let this lesson sink into our heart.
At last the child sank into a deep sleep.
Don't allow yourself to sink into grief, it can do no good.
It is really a sad thing to see them sink into such moral degeneracy.
He sank further into debt.
She sank into unconsciousness.
她渐渐失去了知觉。 sink sth into sth
He sank his fork into the meat to see if it was well cooked.
Sink the fence post carefully into the soil.
把篱笆桩小心地打入地里。 sink sth into sth
He sank all his savings into the firm.
I've sunk all my money into a new house.
He has sunk half his fortune into a new business undertaking.
Their standard of living steadily sank down.
Her head sank down, tears welled up in her eyes.
She fainted and sank to the ground.
The morale of the enemy forces sank to a very low level.
A bite from a thief sinks to the bone.
误 The sun was sinking down the west.
正 The sun was sinking in the west.