plunk down

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Related to plunk down: the likes of, follow suit, catch up
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Verb1.plunk down - set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise; "He planked the money on the table"; "He planked himself into the sofa"
place down, put down, set down - cause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place; "set down your bags here"
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In Variety's May 9, 1983, review, Jim Harwood predicted the film would be a summer hit, because teens would plunk down $5 at the box office rather than spend all those quarters at video arcades.
Nor were there millions of vending machines and hundreds of thousands of fast-food outlets tempting us to plunk down a buck or two for a 20 oz.
According to Tech Crunch, while the Google Glass store is indeed open and seems to be taking orders, this isn't the public launch of Glass to anybody who wants to plunk down 1,500 dollars (plus tax).
Building your own customized guns and character skins from scratch is awesome, but building a giant angry Chuck Norris head to plunk down on the battlefield and taunt opponents with?
Plunk down a dollar, and you've got a very entertaining dream for a day or two - until the numbers roll out and you see you weren't even close.
If you're one of those that is preparing to plunk down money for those out-of-market packages we mentioned, the move to primetime by FOX has implications as to what games you may, or may not be able to see on Saturdays.
He wanted me to plunk down a down payment on a gold mine down under.
When you plunk down that kind of cash you don't want to be told you've put your money on the wrong horse."
So the announcement from Ali-Reza Zeighami, managing director of the National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company (NIORDC), that a mystery foreign firm will plunk down $13 billion came as a surprise.
I'm just a working stiff and could not afford to plunk down the kind of money necessary for a top-shelf bow and accessories.
2010) apparently buys these claims, even though nowhere in this country can a person walk into a gun show or shop, plunk down his or her money, and legally walk out with any of these weapons.