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English definition of “sink back”

sink back

verb phrasal verb with sink  /sɪŋk/ (past tense sank  /sæŋk/ or sunk  /sʌŋk/, past participle sunk  /sʌŋk/) us  
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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