Definition of 'plunge'
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Yet there are issues that should be examined before you take the plunge. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Four rooms come with a plunge pool and great views over the valley. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It plunged 30% the day after the referendum amid panic over a potential housing crash. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It also plunged Pools deeper into trouble. The Sun (2017)Some of our machines were flying higher than the enemy, and plunged headlong to join the engagement. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Experts fear the plunging Pound will end the consumer spending surge that has propped up growth since the referendum result. The Sun (2016)LABOUR'S front bench was plunged into fresh chaos yesterday after one shadow minister quit and another hinted it could still try to block Brexit. The Sun (2017)But the Pound has plunged 20 per cent in value against both in the last year. The Sun (2016)The 40 chalets all have ocean views and mood lighting in the bathrooms; some also have plunge pools. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Instruments and scores were in scarce supply in a country about to plunge into civil war. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Prices plunged but over the past five years they edged up again. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It then had to sell at a loss as the share price plunged. Times, Sunday Times (2012)No wonder the meeting was plunged into chaos. The Sun (2015)Women are plunging headlong into debt over them. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We had our own plunge pool and time seemed a complete irrelevance. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In neither case was the country plunged into genuine crisis. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And the share value plunged another nine per cent after yet another profits warning. The Sun (2014)It takes the form of a headlong plunge ending yesterday morning in a cliff. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Britain would be plunged into crisis. The Sun (2010)It also offers a natural evolution for the consumer rather than plunging their wardrobes suddenly into a whole set of new trends. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The leadership of world football was plunged into chaos yesterday after its three most powerful figures were suspended over claims of corruption. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It has already plunged by 14% against the dollar since the referendum. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The needle is then plunged quickly in and out of the face, at various key points. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You could also plunge deep into the Chianti countryside on two wheels. Times, Sunday Times (2015)December 1981 began mild and balmy before the temperatures suddenly plunged. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Since then the oil price has plunged another $20. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Eating sticks of rock, donkey rides and using deckchairs have also plunged in popularity. The Sun (2016)Few people would have taken the plunge to read it at all had they not been reassured that it would not be overly upsetting. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Cold air plunged down through the tops of the storm clouds, which were packed with snow and ice. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I think anyone who feels uncomfortable about their body should take the plunge and do something about it. The Sun (2014)I find it better to ease myself back into the garden rather than take a cold plunge into it. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Hedge funds plunged 16% last year as managers were caught out by the credit crunch and investors rushed to pull out their cash. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The Pound has plunged 13 per cent against the euro in the last two months. The Sun (2008)The new currency's value would be expected to plunge quickly, so savers are being urged to move cash out now. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'plunge'
British English: plunge /plʌndʒ/ VERB
If something or someone plunges in a particular direction, especially into water, they fall, rush, or throw themselves in that direction.
At least 50 people died when a bus plunged into a river.
- American English: plunge
- Arabic: يَغْطُسُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: mergulhar
- Chinese: 跳进
- Croatian: pasti
- Czech: vrhnout se do vody apod.
- Danish: styrte
- Dutch: storten
- European Spanish: zambullirse sumergirse
- Finnish: syöksyä
- French: plonger
- German: eintauchen
- Greek: βυθίζω
- Italian: tuffarsi
- Japanese: 突っ込む
- Korean: 뛰어들다
- Norwegian: dykk
- Polish: zanurzyć
- European Portuguese: mergulhar
- Romanian: a plonja
- Russian: погружать(ся)
- Spanish: zambullirse
- Swedish: störta sig
- Thai: พุ่งไปอย่างรวดเร็ว
- Turkish: hızla atlamak suya/boşluğa
- Ukrainian: vi пірнати
- Vietnamese: lao xuống
Definition of plunge from the Collins English Dictionary
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