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English definition of “pack sth in”

pack sth in

phrasal verb with pack
 
 
/pæk/ verb [T]
to manage to include a lot of things in a short time: We're only in New York for a day so we need to pack in a lot of meetings.
informal to stop doing something because you have not been successful or do not want to continue: I'm determined to pack in work before I'm 60. I've been doing this job for twenty years and it's time to pack it in.
(Definition of pack sth in from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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