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English definition of “drop/fall/sink like a stone”

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drop/fall/sink like a stone

to move very quickly down in a straight line: Witnesses say that there was an explosion and then the plane dropped like a stone. The ring fell into the water and sank like a stone.
Translations of “drop/fall/sink like a stone”
in Chinese (Traditional) 快速直線下落, 像石頭一樣落下…
in Chinese (Simplified) 快速直线下落, 象石头一样落下…
(Definition of drop/fall/sink like a stone from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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