Drown or Sink

Drown is when a person or animal dies because they were under water too long.
Sink is when a thing disappears under water and doesn’t come back.

  • He fell into the water and drowned.
  • Boys are 12 times more likely to drown than girls.
  • The ship sank off the coast of Ireland during a storm.
  • He threw a stone into the water and watched it quickly sink.