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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of plunge.

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Examples

  • His approval among Republicans has plunged from a weak 41% to sickly 30% What's more, 58% of middle-class voters approve of him vs. 69% last month.

    Poll: President Obama's numbers drop in crucial state

  • Thanksgiving dinner; but before she could broach the subject Martin plunged into the one with which he was full.

    Chapter 34

  • Keon Blake went back into surgery Tuesday, the latest in what his mother says will be a series of operations to repair broken facial bones and two broken femurs suffered when the 17-year-old senior plunged from a third-floor balcony above the atrium of McKinley Technology High School Friday evening.

    Mom: Questions unanswered in student's 3-story plunge at McKinley High School

  • Ryan Torain plunged in from there to pull the Redskins within three points, 17-14, with 11: 18 remaining in the third quarter.

    Colts defeat Redskins 27-24

  • Garmin plunged 6.1% after the digital navigation device maker reported a 30% increase in earnings, though that number missed expectations and came amid weaker sales and margins.

    Stocks Start Firm; Focus on Fed

  • He held on, and both men staggered off balance and plunged from the deck into the water.

    Spell of Magic – Part 5 « Official Harry Harrison News Blog

  • "Seven years ago at this hour, a doomed airliner plunged from the sky, split the rock and steel of this building and changed our world forever," Bush told 15,000 family members, Pentagon workers and guests.

    Time stops for 9/11 tributes

  • When they again plunged into a pleasant darkness, they stopped, turned like dancing partners, and each offered happy lips to the other.

    Bienvenidos a San Blas, a short story

  • To make its estimate of the number of people who plunged from the Trade Center, USA TODAY reviewed videos and photographs, interviewed witnesses and analyzed the time and location of the jumping.

    USATODAY.com - Desperation forced a horrific decision

  • Nor is it open to question that by the combined efforts of the peace-loving peoples they can be made to triumph now, before Europe has been again plunged into a fresh bloodbath.

    Robert Cecil - Nobel Lecture

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