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buy into sth

phrasal verb with buy uk   us   /baɪ/ verb (bought, bought)

(BELIEVE)

disapproving to completely believe in a set of ideas: I don't buy into all that New Age stuff.

(BUSINESS)

to buy a part of a business in order to have some control over it: McDowell was trying to buy into the newspaper business.
Translations of “buy into sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 相信, 完全相信…
in Russian "попасться на удочку", купиться…
in Turkish inanmak, itikat etmek, kabul etmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 相信, 完全相信…
in Polish uwierzyć w coś…
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