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"horn in" in British English

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horn in

US informal
phrasal verb with horn uk   /hɔːn/  us   /hɔːrn/ verb
to ​try to ​becomeinvolved in a ​discussion or ​activity when you are not ​wanted: She's always horning in onourconversations.
(Definition of horn in from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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horn in

phrasal verb with horn verb
to ​interrupt or ​try to ​becomeinvolved in something when you are not ​welcome: Julie is always ​trying to horn in on ​ourconversations.
(Definition of horn in from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “horn in”
in Chinese (Simplified) 强行插话, 强行参与…
in Chinese (Traditional) 強行插話, 強行參與…
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