plonk (someone, something, or oneself) down

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plonk (someone, something, or oneself) down

To set, throw, drop, or place someone, something, or oneself heavily down to a lower level. A variant of the more common "plunk (someone, something, or oneself) down." He plonked the bag on the table and went into his room without a word. Please don't just plonk yourself down in front of the television all afternoon—I want you to play outside for at least two hours today! He threw his toy across the room, so I carried him upstairs kicking and screaming and plonked him down in bed for the night.
See also: down, plonk

plonk down

To fall or set down heavily down to a lower level. A variant of the more common "plunk (someone, something, or oneself) down." He came into the room and plonked down onto the sofa, too tired to speak. Please don't just plonk down in front of the television all afternoon—I want you to play outside for at least two hours today!
See also: down, plonk

plonk something down

to slap something down; to plop something down. He plonked a dollar down and demanded a newspaper. He plonked down his beer mug on the bar.
See also: down, plonk
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There she got to meet all three of the competition's fi-nalists and host Dermot O'Leary - not to mention the chance to plonk herself down in the hot-seat usually occupied every Saturday night by the heart-throb Take That singer.
A neighbour saw her plonk herself down, a court heard yesterday.
For like the rest of her sex, Caprice likes nothing better than to get the curlers in, plonk herself down in front of her favourite soap opera and get stuck in to a giant bar of chocolate.