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Are sunk and sank the same?
Last Updated: 19th March, 2020
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Also question is, how do you use sunk and sank?
Sank and sunk are two conjugations of the verb sink, which means to descend or fall.
- Sank is the simple past tense conjugation of the verb.
- Sunk is the past participle.
Beside above, what is the verb of sink? verb (used with object), sank or, often, sunk; sunk or sunk·en; sink·ing. to cause to become submerged or enveloped; force into or below the surface; cause to plunge in or down: The submarine sank the battleship. He sank his fist into the pillow. to cause to fall, drop, or descend gradually.
Keeping this in view, what is the past tense of to sink?
The principal parts of the verb "to sink" are actually "sink, sank, sunk": present tense, past tense, past participle. "Sank" is the simple past - something that happened at one specific past moment in time, sometimes called the Preterit. "Sunk" is the past participle.
Is snuck a proper word?
Snuck as the past tense form of the verb 'sneak' is considered to be a real word chiefly used in North American English. The past tense and past participle most commonly used for this verb is sneaked, as in: The thief sneaked in through the backdoor.