sink down

sink down

to sink or submerge. The sun sank down and darkness spread across the land. She sat in the chair and sank down, enjoying her moment of relaxation.
See also: down, sink
References in classic literature ?
It seemed to give him great relief to send a bullet home into the body of some surging, gorgeous-hued fish, arrest its glorious flashing motion for ever, and turn it on its side slowly to sink down into the death and depth of the sea.
Give him a great draught of brandy," said the outlaw, "or he will sink down and choke in the froth of his own terror.
He saw the mighty limbs tremble and stagger and at last he saw the beast sink down to rise no more.
He sat down and tried to seem gay, but it was up-hill work; it roused no smile, no response, and he lapsed into silence and let his heart sink down to the depths.
Joan and Sheldon heard the twanging thrum and saw Koogoo throw out his arms, at the same time dropping his rifle, stumble forward, and sink down on his hands and knees.
That the largest balls thus discharged, would not only destroy whole ranks of an army at once, but batter the strongest walls to the ground, sink down ships, with a thousand men in each, to the bottom of the sea, and when linked together by a chain, would cut through masts and rigging, divide hundreds of bodies in the middle, and lay all waste before them.
He was not in the crowd of exiles; and what could this aged widow do but sink down and die?
I saw Lilla sink down in a swoon, and Mimi throw up her arms in a gesture of triumph.
Fresh If you do put it in a border, sink down some plastic edging around it to stop it taking over.
Middle-class families with children are barely surviving on the streets: One father said life as a refugee was like being stuck in quicksand -- every time you move, you sink down further," Guterres said in a statement after the release of the report.
You may have to let the fly sink down 25 feet or more.
Sink down trying to get thighs parallel to the ground.
The Caribbean novel by Norbert Schulz shows dreams rising and lets them sink down to the bottom of reality.
This may be a problem caused by some form of contamination on the surface of the balls that the flux could not overcome, or for some reason the package could not sink down evenly, permitting the metal-to-metal contact prior to reflow.
From this position sink down toward the floor bringing both knees to 90 degrees, and push up.