Übersetzung von “plunge” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


verb intransitiveplunge /plʌndʒ/
to fall quickly from a height
tomber , faire une chute

He plunged to his death from the scaffolding.
Il a fait une chute mortelle de l'échafaudage.
to decrease in level or amount
chuter , tomber brusquement

The temperature plunged to freezing.
La température est brusquement tombée en dessous de zéro.

plunge into

verb phrasalplunge into [ ˈplʌndʒ ˌɪntu, ˌɪntə ]
to cause to suddenly happen to sb or sth

The country was plunged into civil war.
Le pays a été plongé dans la guerre civile.


noun countableplunge /plʌndʒ/
a sudden reduction in level or quality
chute feminine

a plunge in house prices
une chute dans les prix de l'immobilier
take a plunge

Stocks took a plunge this week.
Les actions ont chuté cette semaine.
a sudden fall or jump from a height
chute feminine , plongeon masculine

a plunge into the deep cool water
un plongeon dans l'eau profonde et froide
take the plunge
to finally decide to do sth challenging or important
se jeter à l'eau

We took the plunge and sold our second car.
Nous nous sommes jetés à l'eau et nous avons vendu notre seconde voiture.

(Übersetzung von “plunge” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


verb /plandʒ/

to throw oneself down (into deep water etc); to dive

He plunged into the river.

to push (something) violently or suddenly into

He plunged a knife into the meat.
plunger noun

an instrument for clearing blocked pipes etc by suction.

take the plunge

to (decide to) start doing something new or difficult

se jeter à l’eau
They decided to take the plunge and open their own restaurant.

(Übersetzung von “plunge” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)