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fit in

phrasal verb with fit uk   us   /fɪt/ verb (-tt-)
C1 to feel that you belong to a particular group and are accepted by that group: It's no surprise she's leaving - she never really fitted in.B2 If one thing fits in with another thing, they look pleasant together or are suitable for each other: It's a very nice sofa but it doesn't fit in with the rest of the room.
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in Chinese (Traditional) 合得來, 適應, 相合…
in Russian уживаться, приспосабливаться…
in Turkish uyum sağlamak, uyuşmak, kabul görmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 合得来, 适应, 相合…
in Polish pasować…
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