Translation of sink in French:

sink

Pronunciation: /sɪŋk/

n

vt (prét sank pp, sunk)

  • 2 forer [oil well, shaft]; creuser [foundations]; enfoncer [post, pillar] (into dans) the dog sank its teeth into my arm le chien a planté ses crocs dans mon bras

vi (prét sank pp, sunk)

  • 2 [sun] baisser; [cake] redescendre to sink to the floor s'effondrer to sink into a chair s'affaler dans un fauteuil to sink into a deep sleep sombrer dans un profond sommeil
  • 3 [building, wall] s'effondrer to sink into s'enfoncer dans [mud] sombrer dans [anarchy, obscurity]

Phrasal verbs

sink in

[news] faire son chemin

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