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English definition of “in”

in

adverb (FROM OUTSIDE)    /ɪn/
A2 from outside , or towards the centre : Could you bring the clothes in for me? The roof of their house caved in during a hurricane . Cut the pastry into a square and turn in the corners .In and at be in and out of somewhere informal to often be staying in and receiving treatment in a particular place : She's been in and out of hospitals ever since the accident .In and at Grammar:In, intoIn and into are prepositions.Grammar:In, into: position and directionWe use in to talk about where something is in relation to a larger area around it:Grammar:Into: enthusiasm, interestWe use be into to express enthusiasm or strong interest for something:Grammar:Change into, turn intoWe use into after verbs describing change:Grammar:In: phrasal verbsWe use in to make a number of phrasal verbs:
(Definition of in adverb (FROM OUTSIDE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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