тонуть

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тону́ть (tonútʹimpf (perfective потону́ть or затону́ть or утону́ть)

  1. sink, go down
  2. drown
  3. be lost
    мысль тонет в ненужных подробностях — the idea is lost in a mass of unnecessary details
    тонуть в делах - to be up to one's eyes in work, to be snowed under with work

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