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English definition of “drop/fall/sink like a stone”

drop/fall/sink like a stone

to move very quickly down in a straight line: Witnesses say that there was an explosion and then the plane dropped like a stone. The ring fell into the water and sank like a stone.
(Definition of drop/fall/sink like a stone from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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