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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He upped the ante by running off up a grass verge and, in a desperate bid to stick to the highly-unsuccessful-to-date naughty step method, I followed to try to plonk him down on the spot for two minutes in punishment.
So just make sure your four-year-old appreciates that as you plonk him down in front of this on Christmas Morning.