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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theywork in
he/she/itworks in
present participleworking in
past tenseworked in
past participleworked in

or work into

  1. 1
    to add one thing or idea to another, or include one thing or idea in another

    If you can work in the wordobjective’, that would be good.

    work something into something:

    They work a lot of Brazilian sounds and rhythms into their music.

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to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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