1sink into somethingLapse or fall into a particular state or condition.
- ‘he sank into a coma after suffering a brain haemorrhage’
2sink something intoCause something sharp to penetrate a surface.
- ‘the dog sank its teeth into her arm’
3sink something intoPut money or energy into something; invest something in.‘many investors sank their life savings into the company’
invest, put, venture, risk, plough
- ‘Apparently the Asians have ‘straps’ so it's better to sink your money in an Uzi.’
- ‘Ultimately he argues investors will sink their money into the US economy.’
- ‘The pensioners will be lured to sink their savings into investments.’
- ‘Bad news is in prospect for the many Australians who've sunk their investment money into property.’
- ‘News Corp has sunk an estimated $700 million cash into both ventures.’
- ‘I could have retired early if I sunk that money into savings.’
- ‘Between them, the partners have sunk £100,000 into the business.’
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