Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Plunge"

The meaning of "Plunge" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does Not taking a plunge in a romance mean?
A: A "plunge" is literally a deep dive into water. In this case, the metaphor suggests a deep, uncontrolled dive into a romance. So, not making an uncontrolled dive like that would mean being careful about getting too involved in a romance too quickly.
Q: What does plunge to death mean?
A: if you fall from a high place, you plunge to death
it's another word for falling
Q: What does ready to take the plunge? mean?
A: something along the lines of "ready to take the risk" "ready to try it even though the outcome is uncertain" etc...
Q: What does take the plunge mean?
A: “Take the plunge” is an expression which means that someone has finally made a decision to do something that they might be nervous about. Example: She is ready to take the plunge and marry her longtime boyfriend.
Q: What does take a plunge mean?
A: It means deciding to do something without having decided 100% that you definitely wanted to do it. For e.g. You have been thinking about taking dancing classes, but you're still not 100% sure you want to go, but the class starts tonight so you " throw caution to the wind" and " take the plunge" and go anyway!

Example sentences using "Plunge"

Q: Please show me example sentences with Take the plunge .
A: "it's time to take the plunge"
"I guess I have to take the plunge"
"all that's left is to just take the plunge"

example sentences won't help with understanding. this is an idiom, literally meaning something like jumping off a cliff into a body of water. it means to just do something that you might be uncomfortable or scared of doing. it's often used to describe getting married.
"so you finally decided to take the plunge?" is often said and understood as someone getting or had gotten married
Q: Please show me example sentences with plunge
A: He leapt off the cliff and plunged into the sea below.

Due to a rare mechanical malfunction, the plane's cargo bay was opened mid-flight, and its contents plunged into the water below.


隠喩として、"take the plunge"とは自信がないが、自分の心配事を無視して衝動的にやるという場合で使えます。一般的な表現ではないと思います。同じ意味の他の慣用句は"throw caution to the wind"と"take a leap (of faith)"です。
Q: Please show me example sentences with plunge.
A: I've plunged into a hole I cannot get out of.

I heard the little boy plunge into the hole in the ground from a few meters away.

The bungee jumper plunged deep into the canyons.
Q: Please show me example sentences with take the plunge.
A: "I was a bit nervous about starting my own rock band, but I decided to take the plunge and just do it."
Q: Please show me example sentences with plunged into .
A: I took a deep breath and plunged into the pool. His car plunged into the cliff.

Synonyms of "Plunge" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between plunge and sink ?
A: Sink is to drift to the bottom of water like the ocean, a lake, or a bathtub.
- My phone sank to the bottom of the lake when I accidentally dropped it.
- The boat began to sink.

Plunge is to jump into water or intentionally go under water.
- I plunged my head underwater to wet my hair.
- I'd love to plunge in a pool right now because it's really hot.
Q: What is the difference between plunge and dive and swim ?
A: Plunge is associated with an immediate dive or jump into water.
Ex. "He plunged into the icy water." This means that he jumped or dove or got into the icy water. It can be used interchangeably with "dive" depending on the sentence and context.

Dive means to jump into water in a certain stance, usually with the arms above the head where the arms touch the water first. However, you can still dive into water going feet first too.
Ex. He dove into saltwater pool."

Swim means to actually be in something and use your arms and legs to get where you're going. Usually this term will be associated with someone swimming in water. Although, it can be used to say someone is swimming in something else.
Ex. "He will swim in the pool on Saturday."
Ex. "He was swimming in tears." (English language expression)
Ex. "He was swimming in sweat." (Gross.)
Ex. "He is swimming in cash." (He has lots of money!)
Q: What is the difference between plunge and plummet ?
A: I would say, in the case of numbers or values like this, they are the same.

It just means to fall rapidly.
Q: What is the difference between plunge and flock (verb) ?
A: Plunge ---> Jump or dive quickly (into)
"She plunged into the sea" (She jumped quickly into the sea)
Flock ---> To come together in a large group
"The birds flocked together" (The birds grouped together)
Q: What is the difference between plunge and plummet ?
A: "Plummet" is usually used when something drops quickly or suddenly.
"He suddenly plummeted to his death."

"Plunge" is more versatile. It can be used in a number of different contexts, usually meaning to enter quickly.
"He plunged the stick into the mud."
"She plunged into the deep end of the pool."

Translations of "Plunge"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Take the plunge
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Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? plunge
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Other questions about "Plunge"

Q: "I will take the plunge and do it ."
"I will try it".

How do these sentences sound like ?
And is the first one unnatural ? If it's wrong, I'd appreciate if you could correct me.
A: It might be a little bit more natural to contract “I will” into “I’ll”, especially if you’re speaking out loud, and you can probably remove the “and do it” from the first sentence, because that’s what “taking the plunge” means. So you can just say “I’ll take the plunge”!
The second sentence is just fine - again, you could say “I’ll try it” if you want to sound a touch more casual, but it’s perfectly good either way.
Q: I'm not ready to take the plunge. Does this sound natural?
A: totally fine!👍🏼
Q: You don't need to plunge your belly in front of me, I know you're fat! 😄 Does this sound natural?
A: it's kind of awkward, but it depends on the context of the sentence. the only thing that seems problematic is plunge. plunge usually implies you're plunging into something like water, plunging into the sea. or plunging a knife into someone. maybe the word you're looking for is flaunt, display, present, maybe thrust or just show off. but if you said thrust, you usually wouldn't say in from of me. you would say stop thrusting your stomach at me. or! you could say, stop doing the truffle-shuffle 😂.

plunging would usually have to follow with a preposition. like, plunging at me, plunging into me etc. without it, IMO, it makes the sentence sounds weird .

this is a very hard question for me because the part about you talking about them being fat doesn't really explain why you're talking about them plunging the stomach in front of you in my opinion. if I were to say something like that I would say, would you stop plunging your stomach into me, I already know you take up too much room. Because I'm pointing out that I having plenty of space and enough room for the other person's stomach to not be in my personal space.

but if I wanted to comment about them being fat, I would say something like, would you stop putting your stomach on display, I already know you're fat.
Q: Before I take the plunge and go out on my own, I need to cool out and start saving. Does this sound natural?
A: It depends a little on what you mean. You could say "chill out" which means to stop being so excited about everything. Or, you could say "settle down" which means to get your priorities in order. Hope this helps.

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