B: We went to view an apartment yesterday. It checked all the boxes for me, but my partner was not entirely convinced.
A: Well, it’s an important decision. You will have to give it a lot of thought before you take the plunge.
B: I know. It has a modern kitchen with newly fitted units and a spacious bathroom. All the walls are clean and there is plenty of storage in the bedrooms.
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A: It sounds pretty good to me. Why was your partner undecided?
B: The main bedroom overlooks a main road. It could be quite noisy at night. We need to go back after dark to see if the noise levels are acceptable.
（Paul Cooper, Taipei Times／台北時報林俐凱譯）
Take the plunge
This means to commit yourself to a course of action that will have significant ramifications and will not be easy to change course from.
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