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let sth into sth

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phrasal verb with let uk   us   /let/ verb (present participle letting, past tense and past participle let)
to put something into a flat surface so that it does not stick out: A skylight had been let into the roof.
Translations of “let sth into sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 鑲嵌(把某物嵌入平坦的表面,使之不突出)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 镶嵌(把某物嵌入平坦的表层,使之不突出)…
(Definition of let sth into sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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