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English definition of “come in”

come in

phrasal verb with come
 
 
/kʌm/ verb
[I] FINANCE if you have money coming in, you receive it as income: A proportion of the money coming in was set aside to finance research.
[I] LAW if a law comes in, it is passed and starts to be used: Law enforcement officials have been swamped with information since new regulations came in earlier this year.
[I] informal to become involved in a situation, plan, or discussion: We need expert advice, and that's where you come in.come in on sth Can I come in on that issue?
(Definition of come in from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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