dunk into

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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.
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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.
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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.
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?
Westbrook's flying leap with Longmire watching helplessly from below the hoop might be the most intoxicating dunk in Westbrook's 37-spot collection on Youtube.
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.
Brown) went down and pumped his shoes up, and I tried the best to use his dunk in a different kind of way.
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.
He also left a finger-roll layup short at the rim in the closing seconds of the second quarter and couldn't elevate for a dunk in the third quarter after spinning past Allen in the post.
But he redeemed himself with a steal and dunk in the game's final minute.
Twice they failed to connect on a dunk in which Brooks lobbed the ball from 50 feet away and Jones was to collect the bounce off the floor and deliver a one-handed slam.
But Andersen could join him by delivering a dunk in which he rotates 540 degrees in midair, about as many turns as his basketball career also has taken.
Huff put his signature on the fourth quarter with a reverse dunk in the closing seconds.
She dribbled to the basket and with her right hand threw down the first dunk in the six-year history of the women's league.