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English definition of “plough into sth/sb”

plough into sth/sb

verb [I or T] uk phrasal verb with plough UK (US plow)   /plaʊ/ us  
If a vehicle ploughs into something or someone, it hits the object or person with great force: Many people were injured when the train came off the rails and ploughed into the bank.
(Definition of plough into sth/sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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