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There are 2 meanings of the phrase Sink In.

Sink In - as a verb

Become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions

Example: "It dawned on him that she had betrayed him"

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click13come homedawn8fall into placeget acrossget through

Pass through

Example: "Water permeates sand easily"

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"It took a while for the news to sink in."
"The weight of my responsibilities finally began to sink in."
"As I listened to the speech, the gravity of the situation started to sink in."
"Winning the lottery is such a surreal experience that it takes a while for it to sink in."
"The realization of what had happened began to sink in, and I felt a surge of panic."
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