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English definition of “sink like a stone”

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sink like a stone

to fail completely: His latest novel sank like a stone.
Translations of “sink like a stone”
in Chinese (Traditional) 石沈大海,無人關注…
in Chinese (Simplified) 石沉大海,无人关注…
(Definition of sink like a stone from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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