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English definition of “sink back”

sink back

phrasal verb with sink    /sɪŋk/ verb (past tense sank  /sæŋk/ or sunk  /sʌŋk/, past participle sunk  /sʌŋk/)
to move into a relaxed , comfortable position : He sank back in his chair and closed his eyes .
(Definition of sink back from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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