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phrasal verb
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present tense
I/you/we/theyplug in
he/she/itplugs in
present participleplugging in
past tenseplugged in
past participleplugged in
  1. [transitive] to connect a piece of equipment to an electricity supply or to another piece of equipment

    Then I realized I hadn’t plugged the TV in.

    1. a.
      [intransitive] to be connected to an electricity supply or to another piece of equipment

      Can you see where it plugs in?

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