plonk 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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Vetter improved that again in the third round to 89.34m, but after a shaky start (two fouls and 84.82m) along came Rohler in the fourth round with a throw than hung in the air for what seemed an eternity before plonking down 89.88m away.
For the learned ones out there, this is something to consider before plonking down the cash.
sunk But if you'd ever had the misfortune of plonking down on that blood-red leatherette in a moment of emotional fragility, you'd soon learn bad news is something to be sunk into gently, not taken perched on an unforgiving corner suite.
However, perhaps we should remind ourselves that it's sensible to be choosy when you're making such a huge investment in an uncertain market, and that these people should be applauded for calling in Kirstie Allsopp and Phil Spencer for guidance rather than plonking down their entire life savings on the first thing that caught their eye in the estate agent's window.
With a no-stones-left-unturned quality to this book, it sometimes feels like Corcoran has never visited a city where she hasn't considered plonking down and buying real estate.
His exact words were that `` small players on Betfair are ruining it forthose entitled to a decent bet.'' Big update Mr Wilson, we've been enfranchised for almost 100 years and are ``entitled'' to do as we please when plonking down our cash on a fancy.
It also offers exotic and unusual flowers so you won't be tempted to detract for the sleek lines of your sofa by plonking down a vase of peach chrysanthemums.
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"So it makes me proud to think that Spamalot, our little Python Panto, will be plonking down at the Alex where I sat as a boy, dreaming of one day living in Selly Oak.
Cuisine: Modern British Wine: Santa Rita, Gran Hacienda, Merlot 2007 a strong Chilean wine full of warm strawberries and plums with a vein of vanilla, pounds 16.50 Service: Could do with a little more polish and less plonking down of the plates.
Then out comes the red wine and in we go for the soul searching stuff." Plonking down next to me on a sofa at the pounds 400,000 North London home where he lives alone, English rubs his hands together and exclaims: "Right Davo, let's get this interview done then we can disappear down the pub.