Definition Sinking

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Definition

the sinking (of a ship): the descent, the subsiding, the submersion (of a ship)
noun

to sink (a ship): to cause or to make (a ship) descend under water
verb
This is an irregular verb:
I sink / I sank or sunk / I have sunk

Examples

  • "He lived through 2 world wars, the sinking of the Titanic, a man on the moon, and the birth of a new millennium."
  • "We're sinking by the way."

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