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    Verb "hunker"

    I have tried to use the verb "hunker" in my sentences. I am wondering if my sentences sounds natural. Would you please correct my mistakes?

    1. Anna lay on the sofa, hunkered under the warm duvet, watching TV.
    2. Soldiers hunkered in their bunks.
    3. A homeless man hunkered under the old blankets, rags and cartons in the porch.

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    Re: Verb "hunker"

    I don't think hunker​ is used except in the phrasal verb "hunker down".
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Verb "hunker"

    GoesStation
    I am reading in Longman Dictionary that "hunker down" is an American phrase.But the second meaning is "to make yourself comfortable in a safe place, especially for a long time."

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