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plug into sth

informal
verb [T] uk phrasal verb with plug   /plʌɡ/ (-gg-) us  
to get to know and receive information about something, or to start using or being involved in it: Andy is really plugged into the popular music scene. We also plug into the research facilities available, and license technology from independent sources.
Translations of “plug into sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 開始認識,開始收取相關資訊, 開始使用、參與…
in Chinese (Simplified) 收看,收听, 开始使用、参与…
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