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Spanish translation of “plunge”

plunge

verb /plandʒ/
to throw oneself down (into deep water etc ); dive
lanzarse , zambullirse , tirarse de cabeza
He plunged into the river .
to push (something) violently or suddenly into
clavar , meter
He plunged a knife into the meat .
plunger noun an instrument for clearing blocked pipes etc by suction .
desatascador
take the plunge to ( decide to) start doing something new or difficult
dar el paso decisivo
They decided to take the plunge and open their own restaurant .
(Definition of plunge from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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