Meaning of “plunge (sb/sth) into sth” in the English Dictionary


"plunge (sb/sth) into sth" in Business English

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plunge (sb/sth) into sth

phrasal verb with plunge uk /plʌndʒ/ us verb [ I or T ]

to suddenly experience a bad situation, or make someone or something do this:

plunge into chaos/crisis/recession There is increasing confidence that the economy is not going to plunge into recession.
Problems with a controversial new fuel manufacturing facility plunged the company deeper into losses last year.

(Definition of “plunge (sb/sth) into sth” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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