sink so low

sink so low
to do something very unfair or dishonest

Just how low is the government prepared to stoop in order to win votes in next month’s election?

Thesaurus: to do something dishonestsynonym
Main entry: low

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ˌsink so ˈlow | sink to sth idiom
to have such low moral standards that you do sth very bad

Stealing from your friends? How could you sink so low?

I can't believe that anyone would sink to such depths.

Main entry:sinkidiom

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  • sink to something — ˌsink so ˈlow | sink to sth idiom to have such low moral standards that you do sth very bad • Stealing from your friends? How could you sink so low? • I can t believe that anyone would sink to such depths. Main entry: ↑sinkidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • sink — sink1 W3 [sıŋk] v past tense sank [sæŋk] past participle sunk [sʌŋk] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(in water)¦ 2¦(boat)¦ 3¦(move lower)¦ 4¦(fall/sit down)¦ 5¦(get worse)¦ 6 your heart sinks 7¦(lower amount/value)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sink — sink1 [ sıŋk ] (past tense sank [ sæŋk ] ; past participle sunk [ sʌŋk ] ) verb ** ▸ 1 go below water s surface ▸ 2 when sun gets lower ▸ 3 move to lower level ▸ 4 fall/sit/lie down ▸ 5 go down in value/amount ▸ 6 invest money ▸ 7 push something… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sink */*/ — I UK [sɪŋk] / US verb Word forms sink : present tense I/you/we/they sink he/she/it sinks present participle sinking past tense sank UK [sæŋk] / US past participle sunk UK [sʌŋk] / US 1) [intransitive] to disappear below the surface of the water… …   English dictionary

  • sink — 1 past tense sank, or sunk verb 1 IN WATER a) (I) to go down below the surface of water, mud etc: The Titanic sank after hitting an iceberg. | If you put it in water, will it float or sink? | The heavy guns sank up to their barrels in the mud. b) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • low — low1 [ lou ] adjective *** ▸ 1 small in height ▸ 2 small in amount ▸ 3 unhappy, lacking energy ▸ 4 voice/sound: quiet/deep ▸ 5 unfair/dishonest ▸ 6 about clothes 1. ) small in height or smaller than the usual height: a low wall/bridge/building a… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • low — I UK [ləʊ] / US [loʊ] adjective Word forms low : adjective low comparative lower superlative lowest *** 1) small in height, or smaller than the usual height a low wall/bridge/building a) not far above the ground The plane was very low. low clouds …   English dictionary

  • Sink — (s[i^][ng]k), v. t. 1. To cause to sink; to put under water; to immerse or submerge in a fluid; as, to sink a ship. [1913 Webster] [The Athenians] fell upon the wings and sank a single ship. Jowett (Thucyd.). [1913 Webster] 2. Figuratively: To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sink — (s[i^][ng]k), n. 1. A drain to carry off filthy water; a jakes. [1913 Webster] 2. A shallow box or vessel of wood, stone, iron, or other material, connected with a drain, and used for receiving filthy water, etc., as in a kitchen. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sink hole — Sink Sink (s[i^][ng]k), n. 1. A drain to carry off filthy water; a jakes. [1913 Webster] 2. A shallow box or vessel of wood, stone, iron, or other material, connected with a drain, and used for receiving filthy water, etc., as in a kitchen. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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