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English definition of “into”

into

preposition (INSIDE)    /ˈɪn.tuː/
A1 to the inside or middle of a place , container , area , etc.: Would you put the jar back into the cupboard for me, please ? Let's go into the garden . Stop running around and get into bed ! I can't get into these trousers any more. They're far too small for me.Describing movement towards 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 into preposition (INSIDE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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