- 英 [plʌndʒ]
- 美 [plʌndʒ]
- vt.用力插入; 使陷入
- vi.跳入; 全心投入; 突降，俯冲
- n.投入，陷入; 游泳，跳水; 暴跌
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- 第三人称单数: plunges;
- 过去式: plunged;
- 过去分词: plunged;
- 现在分词: plunging;
She lost her balance and plunged 100 feet to her death.
The earthquake plunged entire towns over the edge of the cliffs.
Stock markets plunged at the news of the coup.
The track plunged down into the valley.
The horse plunged and reared.
(figurative)His heart plunged (= because of a strong emotion) .
The pool was declared open and eager swimmers plunged in.
She was about to plunge into her story when the phone rang.
He's always plunging in at the deep end (= becoming involved in difficult situations without being well enough prepared) .
She plunged the knife deep into his chest.
The country plunged deeper into recession.
The news plunged them into deep depression.
There was a flash of lightning and the house was plunged into darkness .
The calm water ends there and the river begins a headlong plunge.
a dramatic plunge in profits
The company is planning a deeper plunge into the commercial market.
He took the plunge into the deep end.
She went for a plunge.
At least 50 people died when a bus plunged into a river...
He ran down the steps to the pool terrace and plunged in.
A soldier plunged a bayonet into his body...
She plunged her face into a bowl of cold water...
The government's political and economic reforms threaten to plunge the country into chaos...
8,000 homes were plunged into darkness as electricity cables crashed down...
The two men plunged into discussion...
The prince should be plunged into work...
His weight began to plunge...
The Pound plunged to a new low on the foreign exchange markets yesterday...
If you have been thinking about buying shares, now could be the time to take the plunge.
The reasons behind the plunge of oil prices.
The implication is a sharp decline in global trade, which has plunged partly because oilproducing nations can't afford to import as much as they used to.
People the world over are afraid of a further plunge in oil prices.
Economist Carl Weinberg believes the negative effects of plunging oil prices are overwhelming the positive effects of cheaper oil.
And a number of oil-producing countries are trimming their gasoline subsidies and raising taxes, so the net savings for global consumers is not as big as the oil price plunge might suggest.
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While Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday all saw record spending online, in-store sales plunged over the holiday weekend.
The fact is job openings have plunged in every major sector, while the number of workers forced into parttime employment in almost all industries has soared.
In the beginning of the movie I, Robot, a robot has to decide whom to save after two cars plunge into the water— Del Spooner or a child.
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After Pickwick, Dickens plunged into a bleaker world.
1. a brief swim in water
2. a steep and rapid fall
1. thrust or throw into;
"Immerse yourself in hot water"
2. drop steeply;
"the stock market plunged"
3. dash violently or with great speed or impetuosity;
"She plunged at it eagerly"
4. begin with vigor;
"He launched into a long diatribe"
"She plunged into a dangerous adventure"
5. cause to be immersed;
"The professor plunged his students into the study of the Italian text"
6. fall abruptly;
"It plunged to the bottom of the well"
7. immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate;
"dip the garment into the cleaning solution"
"dip the brush into the paint"
8. engross (oneself) fully;
"He immersed himself into his studies"
take the plunge
(informal)commit oneself to a course of action about which one is nervous
take the plunge【非正式用语】
To begin an unfamiliar venture, especially after hesitating
After a three-year engagement, they're finally taking the plunge.
immerse, dip, duck, plunge, submerge
下跌 盲目投资 暴跌