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sink in/sink into sth

phrasal verb with sink uk   /sɪŋk/  us   /sɪŋk/ verb (sank or US also sunk, sunk)
If a liquid or soft substance sinks into something solid, it gradually passes into it through its surface: You'd better wipe up that coffee you spilled on the carpet before it sinks in.
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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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