Is the past tense for sink, sank or sunk?

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Jun 25, 2016

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Sank is the past tense of the word sink.
Sunk is the past participle for of the word sink.

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Sank is the past tense of the word sink.

The ship sank last week.

Sunk is the past participle for of the word sink.

The submarine has sunk before.

The past participle always requires a helping verb "has" or "been"

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