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creep in/creep into sth

phrasal verb with creep uk   us   /kriːp/ verb [I usually + adv/prep] (crept, crept)
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creep in/creep into sth

phrasal verb with creep uk   us   /kriːp/ verb [I]
to gradually ​start to be noticeable: If delays are ​allowed to ​creep in, then ​joblosses will be just around the ​corner.
if mistakes ​creep in or ​creep into ​data or into a ​piece of ​text, they are ​included despite ​efforts not to ​include them: One or two ​typingerrorscrept into the ​report.
(Definition of creep in/creep into sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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