plunge translate English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Translation of "plunge" - English-Spanish dictionary

plunge

verb   /plʌndʒ/ ( present participle plunging, past tense and past participle plunged)
to fall or move down very quickly and with force zambullirse, caer en picado He plunged into the water.
to fall very quickly in amount or value caer en picado Temperatures plunged to minus 20.
noun   /plʌndʒ/
take the plunge
to do something important or difficult, especially after thinking about it for a long time lanzarse, aventurarse We’re finally going to take the plunge and buy a house.
(Definition of plunge from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

ray

a narrow beam of light, heat, etc. travelling in a straight line from its place of origin

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More