dunk in(to) (something)

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dunk in(to) (something)

To push someone or something into a liquid. A noun or pronoun can be used between "dunk" and "into." Being nice to your little brother does not include dunking him into the pool, OK? I can't eat French fries without dunking them in ketchup first.
See also: dunk

dunk someone or something into something

 and dunk someone or something in
to submerge someone or something in something, fully or partially. They dunked him into the pool as a way of celebrating. Liz pulled the cup of coffee toward herself and dunked in her doughnut. She dunked herself into the cold water for just a minute.
See also: dunk
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Dunks can get a maximum score of 50 from the judges, and eventual winner Hamidou Diallo got a perfect score on just his second dunk in the contest.
twitter.com/izASQbFDYC NBA (@NBA) February 17, 2019 Diallo ripped his jersey after the dunk to reveal a Superman shirtunderneath, an ode to Howard's Superman dunk in 2008.
The 6-foot-1 Palma, however, had nothing to be ashamed of since the former Red Warrior topped the six-man elimination round and put more pressure on Guevarra when he soared for a flawless reverse one-handed dunk in their sudden-death showdown.
He scored 19 points, and had a left-handed block of Towns, a 3-pointer and a windmill dunk in the Sixers' 20-4 run to start the third quarter.
Push a lollipop stick into the middle of 6 apples, then dunk in the chocolate mixture and sprinkle over 50g coconut flakes.
I could also have done without some of the politicking, especially the almost gleeful way some of those on the No side treated it as slam dunk in the referendum.
Just which is the best biscuit to dunk in your cuppa?
Parker, for her part, was the first woman to dunk in an NCAA game and was also first to do it twice ina game.
"Actually, funny story, I haven't made that dunk in half a year.
Ular, meanwhile, failed to make his ambitious off-the-glass dunk in the championship and settled for 30.
Gutang needed just to complete a dunk in the finals to clinch the crown as Arellano U's William de Leon and Lyceum of the Phl U's Enoch Valdez failed to complete theirs to crown himself the new slam dunk king.
The 22-year-old forward came away with the title despite missing his first dunk in the Finals, where he even fell hard to the floor after jumping over teammates JJ Domingo, Carlo Young, and Rene Sta.
Guevarra again used the baseline in his first dunk in the finals, pumping the ball low before going for a two-handed reverse with his arms way above the rim for another perfect 40.
Guevarra came from the baseline again for his first dunk in the finals, and while in mid-air, pumped the ball so low before ramming it down with two hands reverse style for his second perfect score.