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horn in

US informal
verb uk phrasal verb with horn   /hɔːn/ us    /hɔːrn/
to try to become involved in a discussion or activity when you are not wanted: She's always horning in on our conversations.
Translations of “horn in”
in Chinese (Traditional) 強行插話, 強行參與…
in Chinese (Simplified) 强行插话, 强行参与…
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