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something sinks someone For my old professor, it was not the talk of being sick but the being sick itself that was sinking him. (From a book. The old professor is sick violently) Can we say a situation sinks someone?
Aug 20, 2019 6:50 AM
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Yes, you can say a situation sinks a person. Used this way, sink means to discourage someone so much that they feel defeated, so almost anything can sink a person - a job, relationship, crisis, the weather, another person, etc. Hope that helps.
August 20, 2019
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