sunk Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"sunk" in British English

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sunkverb

uk   us   /sʌŋk/
past simple and past participle of sink

sunkadjective [after verb]

uk   us   /sʌŋk/ informal
experiencingserioustrouble, or ​unable to ​solve a ​problem: If I had to ​pay off that ​debt, I’d be sunk.
(Definition of sunk from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sunk" in American English

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sunk

 us   /sʌŋk/

sunk (SINK)

past simple and past participle of sink

sunkadjective [not gradable]

 us   /sʌŋk/ infml

sunk adjective [not gradable] (IN TROUBLE)

experiencing ​serioustrouble, or ​unable to ​solve a ​problem: If I had to ​pay off that ​debt, I’d be sunk.
(Definition of sunk from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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