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sink into sth

verb uk phrasal verb with sink   /sɪŋk/ (sank or US also sunk, sunk) us  
to slowly move your body into a sitting or lying position, in a relaxed or tired way: I was so tired when I got home that all I wanted to do was sink into bed/an armchair/a hot bath.RecliningNot holding the body upright
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