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English definition of “sink into something”

sink into something

(UNDERSTAND) phrasal verb with sink    /sɪŋk/ verb (past tense sank  /sæŋk/ or sunk  /sʌŋk/, past participle sunk  /sʌŋk/)
to realize or understand something: Finally the full extent of his words sank into her brain.
(Definition of sink into something (UNDERSTAND) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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