plunge to (something)

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plunge to (something)

To fall or plummet down to some lower level or degree at a high and often uncontrollable speed. The bus skidded on the ice and plunged to bottom of the ravine. The stock market plunged to its lowest level in over 50 years.
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plunge to something

 
1. to fall or drop down to something. The temperature plunged to zero last night. The burning car plunged to the floor of the canyon.
2. to dive or fall to one's death. She walked straight to the edge of the cliff and plunged to her death. The burro slipped and plunged to an untimely end.
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He plunged to his heart's content in evil thoughts, and in proportion as he sank deeper, he felt a Satanic laugh burst forth within him.
The peso on Wednesday plunged to P53.23 to the dollar.
A speedy passenger van barring number P-4500 PWR was on the way from Shor Shing to Avesha area that it plunged to a deep ravine near Asbanr Bazar.
Indian stock markets declined for the fourth straight session on Wednesday, with Nifty falling below its psychological 5400 level, as the rupee plunged to a new record low against the US Dollar.
However, markets pared earlier gains and entered into negative territory by late afternoon as the rupee plunged to a new record low against the dollar ahead of the release of minutes from the Federal Open Market Committee's (FOMC) July policy meeting later today.
Mr Hilder plunged to his death last July while competing in a national skydiving contest at Hibald- stow, near Brigg, in Lincolnshire.
POLICE investigating the death of a sky diver who plunged to the ground after his parachute was sabotaged were interviewing friends and family yesterday to build up a picture of his life.
FOUR years of progress at Vodafone was erased last night after shares in the mobile-phone group plunged to their lowest level since March 1998.
With a jittery mood over the country's largest chaebol Hyundai Group's problems, the index plunged to around 800 with violent ups and downs from April to June.