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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyparachute in
he/she/itparachutes in
present participleparachuting in
past tenseparachuted in
past participleparachuted in
  1. parachute someone in to suddenly put someone in a new job when people do not expect it

    They had to parachute her in to tackle the crisis.

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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