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clunk down

1. To set something down clumsily or loudly. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "clunk" and "down." The guys lugged the couch inside and clunked it down in the middle of the living room.
2. To fall heavily or loudly. Did you hear that tree branch clunk down in the middle of the night?
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clunk down

[for something] to drop or fall, making the sound "clunk." A large piece of metal clunked down right in front of me. A tree branch clunked down on the roof and damaged a few shingles.
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clunk something down

to drop or place something heavily on something so that it makes a clunking noise. He clunked the big box down on the table. He clunked down all his school books on the table.
See also: clunk, down

clunk

1. tv. to strike someone or something. The branch clunked the roof as it fell.
2. n. a hit; the sound of a hit. I heard a clunk on the roof. Must be reindeer.
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When you find a clunk, or a word you don't understand, stop and try to figure it out.
The students turned into reading detectives and got very excited when they found a clunk in the text.
Online data backup and restore solutions provider Clunk Click has joined forces with automated online data backup and recovery solutions supplier Attix5 to deliver a data backup service in the UK.
We're the only ones in the world who can do it," says Clunk of the company's molding process for contactless cards.
The mother of seven, a pupil at Duncroft Approved School at the time, said she had performed a sexual act on Savile more than once in return for going to BBC Television Centre in London for his Clunk Click show.
I love comedy like Monty Python, and Clunk now feels very much from the same tradition.
LIPA, until March 27, 0844 873 2888; Clunk, The Brindley, Runcorn, 0151 907 8360; Rhyme Without Reason, Unity Theatre, until March 27, 0844 873 2888; Porridge, Liverpool Empire, 0844 847 2525; The Canterbury Tales, above, Liverpool Playhouse, until March 27, 0151 709 4776; Lucky Numbers, Royal Court Theatre, until April 10, www.
Scores braved the cold to gather at the Crown Inn, in Alvechurch, Worcestershire, drawn by the echoing clunk of sticks as the Morris men performed their timehonoured celebrations.
Other road safety messages featured in past years include: Be Safe Be Seen, Clunk Click Every Trip, Be a Star Watch That Car, and Stop, Look, Listen and Live
We heard a clunk, but I don't think any of us saw it coming.
Every so often a heavy clunk echoes like ghostly machinery, while the sound of a radio picking up indecipherable noise starts on the sound track as the camera enters the buildings, as if it might animate the signs of life found there.
CSR utilizes four strategies: preview, click and clunk (students identify parts of a passage that are hard to understand, then using four "fix-up" strategies, get the gist and wrap up.
It is not the sinking of the Titanic we're witnessing, but there does seem to be a certain inevitability to this horizontal group as their tap-shod legs clunk to the floor.
THOSE of us who've ever been embarrassed by the clunk of our duty free-filled carrier bags as we checked into our holiday hotel are in good company.
IT had its premiere last year and now absurd comedy Clunk is coming back to the Unity theatre.