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English definition of “dip into sth”

dip into sth

verb uk phrasal verb with dip   /dɪp/ (-pp-) us  

(BOOK)

UK to read small parts of a book or magazine: It's the sort of book you can just dip into now and again.

(MONEY)

to spend part of a supply of money that you have been keeping or saving: I've had to dip into my savings to pay for the repairs.
(Definition of dip into sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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