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plunge

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1plunge/ˈplʌnʤ/verb
plungesplungedplunging
1plunge
/ˈplʌnʤ/
verb
plungesplungedplunging
Learner's definition of PLUNGE  
[no object]
always followed by an adverb or preposition : to fall or jump suddenly from a high place
: to fall or drop suddenly in amount, value, etc.
always followed by an adverb or preposition : to have a steep slope or drop downward

plunge in/into

[phrasal verb]
plunge (something) in or plunge (something) into (something) : to push (something) into (something) quickly and forcefully
plunge in or plunge into (something) : to start doing (something) with enthusiasm and energy
plunge into (something) : to suddenly begin to be in (a particular and usually bad condition or situation)
   b plunge (someone or something) into (something) : to cause (someone or something) to suddenly be in (a particular condition or situation)
2plunge/ˈplʌnʤ/noun
pluralplunges
2plunge
/ˈplʌnʤ/
noun
pluralplunges
Learner's definition of PLUNGE  
[count]
: a sudden fall or jump usually from a high place
: a sudden quick fall in amount, value, etc.
: the act of suddenly beginning to be in a particular condition or situation— usually + into

take the plunge

informal
: to do something after thinking about it especially for a long time
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