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English definition of “pack sb in”

pack sb in

verb uk phrasal verb with pack   /pæk/ us  

(END RELATIONSHIP)

UK informal to end your relationship with someone, or to stop meeting or spending time with them: "Is Emma still seeing Joe?" "No, she's packed him in."Causing something to endComing to an end

(BE POPULAR)

If an entertainment or exhibition packs people in, a large number of people come to see it: Spielberg's new film is packing in the crowds. The latest computer exhibition is really packing them in.Liked, or not liked, by many people
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