sink

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Inflections of 'sink' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
sink
v 3rd person singular
sinking
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
sank
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
sunk
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (Nonstandard)
sunk
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
sunken
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (Rare)
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'sink' is een alternatieve term voor 'sank'. Je vindt het in een of meer van de onderstaande regels.'sink' is an alternate term for 'sank'. It is in one or more of the lines below.

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sink viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (fall)zinken onoverg.ww
 A stone will sink in water.
sink viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (ship, boat)zinken onoverg.ww
 The ship sank after hitting an iceberg.
sink viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (prices, etc.: fall)dalen onoverg.ww
 The price of gas sank to a new low.
sink vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (invest)investeren onoverg.ww
  (informeel)steken onoverg.ww
 He sank ten thousand dollars in an investment fund.
sink nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (basin in kitchen) (keuken)gootsteen nw de
 Just put the dirty dishes in the sink and I will clean them later.
sink nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (hand basin in bathroom) (badkamer)wasbak nw de
 When Ian brushes his teeth, he gets toothpaste all over the sink.
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sink nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (corrupt place) (figuurlijk)rovershol nw het
  (figuurlijk)nest nw het
 Stay out of that bar. It's a dirty, nasty sink.
sink nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (heat sink)koelplaat nw de
 The computer needs another sink because it gets too hot.
sink nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (sink-hole)zinkgat nw het
 The underground river caused a number of sinks in the land around there.
sink viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (fall: sun)zakken, dalen onoverg.ww
 It was beautiful to watch the sun sink over the horizon.
sink viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." figurative (heart: feel sad, disappointed)erg teleurgesteld zijn
  (figuurlijk, v. hart)zinken onoverg.ww
 Her heart sank when she found out that he didn't like her.
sink viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (dying person)achteruit gaan onoverg.ww
 He sank away slowly, and finally died that night.
sink viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (subside)inzakken, wegzakken onoverg.ww
 The land will probably sink over time.
sink vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (a boat)tot zinken brengen overg.ww
 The torpedo sank the ship.
sink vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (cause to fail)aan de grond brengen, failliet doen gaan overg.ww
 The stock market crash sank the company.
sink vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (dig)graven, drijven overg.ww
 The miner sinks his shovel into the earth.
sink vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (engrave)graveren overg.ww
 The engraver sank the initials into the cup.
sink vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (lose money) (geld)verliezen overg.ww
 He sank ten thousand dollars, gambling last weekend.
sink vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (ignore, suppress)bedwingen, onderdrukken overg.ww
  laten rusten
 The government aide pressurised the newspaper to sink the story.
sink vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (golf: putt a ball) (golfsport)putten overg.ww
 He sank the putt on his first attempt.
sink vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (billiards: pocket a ball) (biljart)potten overg.ww
 It was a difficult shot, but he sank the ball.
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zakken onoverg.ww (neerwaarts gaan)fall, drop viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  sink viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  go down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up."
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wasbak nw de (wastafel)sink nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  washbasin nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  washstand nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
tot zinken brengen overg. uitdr. (doen zinken)sink vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
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Samengestelde woorden:
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pompen of verzuipen frase figuurlijk (hard werken of falen) (figurative)sink or swim v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
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sank,
sink
v past
(sink: simple past) (zinken)zonk, zonken verl.
 The ship sank off the coast of Florida.
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Vaste combinatie van werkwoord en voorzetsel
sink | sank
EngelsNederlands
sink down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (settle down)onderuit zakken bw + ww
  gaan zitten ww+ww
 She sank down into the old armchair and let out a contented sigh.
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Samengestelde woorden:
sink | sank
EngelsNederlands
hand basin,
washbasin
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(sink for washing hands)wasbak nw de
 There is a washbasin in each room.
kitchen sink nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (basin in kitchen)aanrecht nw het
  gootsteen nw de
 The dishes piled up in the kitchen sink.
sink or swim v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (fail or succeed) (figuurlijk)pompen of verzuipen frase
 It's sink or swim with this final exam.
sink to a whisper v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (voice: become quiet) (van stem)lager worden onoverg.ww
  op fluistertoon overgaan frase
 John's voice sank to a whisper as he told the scary story.
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Collocatie: sink in the [mud, sand], the [bathroom, kitchen, toilet] sink, a sink [plug, stopper], meer...

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