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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theypour into
he/she/itpours into
present participlepouring into
past tensepoured into
past participlepoured into
  1. pour something into something to give a lot of effort, money, or help to someone or something

    They've already poured a lot of time and money into this project.

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