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sink in/sink into sth

phrasal verb with sink uk   us   /sɪŋk/ verb (sank or US also sunk, sunk)
If a ​liquid or ​softsubstancesinks into something ​solid, it ​graduallypasses into it through ​itssurface: You'd ​betterwipe up that ​coffee you ​spilled on the ​carpet before it ​sinks in.
(Definition of sink in/sink into sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sink in/sink into sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 逐渐渗入…
in Chinese (Traditional) 逐漸滲入…
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