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English definition of “in”

in

preposition (PART)    /ɪn/
A2 forming a part of something: He used to be the lead singer in a rock band . There are too many spelling mistakes in this essay . I've been waiting in this queue for ages . What do you look for in a relationship ? I can see a future champion in Joely (= I think that Joely might become a champion ). Talent like hers is rare in someone so young .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 preposition (PART) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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