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plunge in/plunge into sth

verb uk phrasal verb with plunge   /plʌndʒ/ us  
C2 to suddenly start doing something actively or enthusiastically: Two months before his exams, he suddenly plunged into his studies. He took a deep breath and plunged into his speech.
Translations of “plunge in/plunge into sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 突然開始積極地做…
in Chinese (Simplified) 突然开始积极地做…
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