plunge

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈplʌndʒ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/plʌndʒ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(plunj)

Inflections of 'plunge' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
plunges
v 3rd person singular
plunging
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
plunged
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
plunged
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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plunge

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the [boat, ship] took a plunge
  2. the [swimmer, kid] took a plunge under water
  3. took a plunge into the [pool, cold water]
  4. let's [go for, take] a (quick) plunge
  5. took a plunge to cool [down, off]
  6. the polar plunge
  7. took the plunge into a new [career, hobby]
  8. took the plunge and got married
  9. just need to take the plunge
  10. there was a plunge in [profits, the numbers]
  11. led to a plunge in [share prices, values, the markets]
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