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"fit in" in British English

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fit in

phrasal verb with fit uk   us   /fɪt/ verb (-tt-)
C1 to ​feel that you ​belong to a ​particulargroup and are ​accepted by that ​group: It's no ​surprise she's ​leaving - she never really ​fitted in.B2 If one thing ​fits in with another thing, they ​lookpleasant together or are ​suitable for each other: It's a very ​nicesofa but it doesn't ​fit in with the ​rest of the ​room.

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(Definition of fit in from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fit in" in American English

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fit in

phrasal verb with fit  us   /fɪt/ verb (present participle fitting, past tense and past participle fitted or fit)
  • (BE ACCEPTED)

to ​belong with other things, or to be ​accepted by other ​people in a ​group: This ​chair doesn’t fit in with ​ourfurniture. She fit in well at ​school.
(Definition of fit in from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"fit in" in Business English

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fit in

phrasal verb with fit uk   us   /fɪt/ verb (fitting, fitted, US usually fit)
to ​feel you belong to a particular ​group and are ​accepted by the other ​members: Potential ​boardmembers need to understand that they must ​fit in.fit in with sb How do you ​think she will ​fit in with the rest of the ​staff?
to be suitable or ​right in a particular ​situation: fit in with sth Industry ​observers believe a ​sell-off would ​fit in with the company's new ​strategy.
(Definition of fit in from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fit in”
in Chinese (Simplified) 合得来, 适应, 相合…
in Turkish uyum sağlamak, uyuşmak, kabul görmek…
in Russian уживаться, приспосабливаться…
in Chinese (Traditional) 合得來, 適應, 相合…
in Polish pasować…
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