Spanish translation of 'sink in'
intransitive verb + adverb
- (= penetrate)
⇒ in time the water sinks in
con el tiempo el agua va penetrando
- (informal, figurative)
⇒ she paused to let the news sink in
hizo una pausa para que pudieran asimilar la noticia
⇒ it hasn't sunk in that he's gone forever
aún no ha asimilado or asumido el hecho de que se ha ido para siempre
Example Sentences Including 'sink in'
Only now did the significance of Fletcher's last remark sink in.EVERVILLE (2001)
Eve stripped and washed at the shell-shaped granite sink in what had been her mother's bathroom.Doll's Eyes
She knew she must drive herself forward with feverish energy or she would sink in a sea of misery.In Love and War
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Translation of sink in from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary