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English definition of “into”

into

preposition (CHANGE)    /ˈɪn.tuː/
A2 used to show when a person or thing is changing from one form or condition to another: Peel the cucumber and chop it into small cubes . There was a series of explosions and the van burst into flames (= started to burn violently ). Her novels have been translated into 19 languages . We're planning to turn the smallest bedroom into an office .ChangingAdapting and modifying Adapting and attuning to somethingChanging frequently 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 (CHANGE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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