Sink

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Definition

a sink: a basin used for washing dishes etc. (especially in the kitchen)
noun
Fill the sink with water before washing your plates.

to sink (a ship): to cause (a ship) to go down, to descend, to subside
verb
You sank my battleship!

This is an irregular verb:
I sink / I sank or sunk / I have sunk

Examples

  • "Moira : Next, we'll be speaking to the wife of the man who drowned himself in the kitchen sink."
  • "I recently had guests visit me, and I was quite embarrassed to have to apologize to them about the state of my bathroom. Explaining the large pieces of wood and plaster lodged in the toilet and sink was particularly difficult."
  • "The first apartment did not have a kitchenette, just a large sink on the floor of the living room. I presume the noisy basketball court it overlooked was the "shared garden" to which you referred."

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