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"buy into sth" in British English

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buy into sth

phrasal verb with buy uk   us   /baɪ/ verb (bought, bought)

buy into sth (BELIEVE)

disapproving to ​completelybelieve in a set of ​ideas: I don't ​buy into all that New Age ​stuff.

buy into sth (BUSINESS)

to ​buy a ​part of a ​business in ​order to have some ​control over it: McDowell was ​trying to ​buy into the ​newspaperbusiness.
(Definition of buy into sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"buy into sth" in Business English

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buy into sth

phrasal verb with buy uk   us   /baɪ/ verb (bought, bought)
FINANCE to ​buy a ​part of a ​business in ​order to have some ​control over it: McDowell was ​trying to ​buy into the ​newspaperbusiness.
to ​support or believe in an ​idea or ​plan: To ​create an ​effectivebrand, you need to convince ​people to ​buy into it.
(Definition of buy into sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “buy into sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 相信, 完全相信…
in Turkish inanmak, itikat etmek, kabul etmek…
in Russian "попасться на удочку", купиться…
in Chinese (Traditional) 相信, 完全相信…
in Polish uwierzyć w coś…
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