plump (sb/sth) down Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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plump (sb/sth) down

phrasal verb with plump uk   us   /plʌmp/ verb [T]
to ​sit down ​suddenly and ​heavily, or to put an ​object or ​child down ​suddenly and without taking ​care: She ​plumped down next to me on the ​sofa. He ​rushed in and ​plumped himself down in a ​chair. Joan ​sat down at the ​front of the ​bus, and ​plumped her ​bags down beside her.
(Definition of plump (sb/sth) down from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “plump (sb/sth) down”
in Chinese (Simplified) 重重地坐下, (随意地)把…重重地放下…
in Chinese (Traditional) 重重地坐下, (隨意地)把…重重地放下…
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