- 沉 [chén]
- (沉没; 坠落) sink:
sink to the bottom; 沉底儿
The ship sank deep into the sea. 那条船深沉海底。- （沉下，多指抽象事物） keep down; lower:
settle down (to one's work, etc.); concentrate (on one's work, study, etc.); 沉下心来
put on a grave expression; pull a long face 把脸一沉- （停止） rest:
rest a while, then take it up again 沉沉再办
- （程度深） deep; profound:
be in a deep sleep ; be fast asleep; sleep like a log 睡得很沉- （分量重） heavy:
This box is too heavy. 这箱子太沉了。- （感觉沉重） heavy:
have a stiff arm; 胳膊沉
My head feels heavy [fuzzy]. 我头有点发沉。
The ship was sunk by an atomic submarine.
The ship was sunk by an enemy torpedo.
The ship struck on a rock and sank.
The ship sank in four fathoms.
The boat will sink unless we bail out.
When he left, she sank into melancholy.
The passengers were sent to the cutters as the ship was sinking.
The ship sank beneath the waves.