sink back


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sink back (into something)

to lean back and relax in something, such as a soft chair. I can't wait to get home and sink back into my easy chair. He sank back and went to sleep almost immediately.
See also: back, sink
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I feel myself being drawn in, and I slowly sink back into the story.
Feel the tensions of the day slip away as you sink back into this luxurious leatherupholstered massage chair.
Some people seem to enjoy predicting that we're going to sink back into the pack; but I can see us being a force to be reckoned with again in 2010.
Continental plates emerge, then sink back into the Earth, but the presence of the superpiles and the location of subducted plates suggest that the two superpiles likely have remained fixed to the Earth's core while the rest of the mantle has churned around them for millions of years.
I had to remind myself to focus and critique the action rather than sink back and merely observe the story unfold.
Racing administrators and professionals who rubbed their hands at the thought of a huge windfall can sink back into their seats and think again.
Then they just sink back into the mediocrity which has plagued so many of our matches.
Time to sink back into the world again which, like a colony of panicky
Yes, but it will sink back into a quagmire of its own making.
The Fed's more optimistic statements regarding inflation at the meeting have produced the opposite effect on the fixed rate 10-year Treasury bond however, helping it sink back down after spiking in March, and could help perpetuate, at least for the time being, peak real estate values associated with low financing costs.
She should be allowed to sink back into the obscurity from whence she came.
But as the analysis took a back seat, I was able to sink back, take a deep breath, and enjoy.
Incapable of self-transcendence, Sim and Edwin soon sink back into the ranks of the spiritually uncommitted unable to make use of the opportunity of entering the spiritual world by surrendering the self.
As my sister yielded more and more of her once beautiful self to this addiction, I tried to help her by intervention, forcing her to go into drug treatment, only to see her time and again sink back into her addiction.