Die Übersetzung von "sink" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


verb /siŋk/ (past tense sank /saŋk/, past participle sunk /saŋk/)

to (cause to) go down below the surface of water etc

The ship sank in deep water.

to go down or become lower (slowly)

The sun sank slowly behind the hills
Her voice sank to a whisper.

to (cause to) go deeply (into something)

entrer (dans)
The ink sank into the paper
He sank his teeth into an apple.

(of one’s spirits etc) to become depressed or less hopeful

se démoraliser
My heart sinks when I think of the difficulties ahead.

to invest (money)

He sank all his savings in the business.
sunken adjective

sunk under water

a sunken ship.

below the level of the surrounding area

en contrebas
a sunken garden.
be sunk

to be defeated, in a hopeless position etc

être perdu
If he finds out that we’ve been disobeying him, we’re sunk.
sink in

to be fully understood

être compris
The news took a long time to sink in.

to be absorbed

être absorbé
The surface water on the paths will soon sink in.

(Die Übersetzung von "sink" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)