plug into sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"plug into sth" in British English

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plug into sth

informal
phrasal verb with plug uk   us   /plʌɡ/ verb [T] (-gg-)
to get to ​know and ​receiveinformation about something, or to ​start using or being ​involved in it: Andy is really ​plugged into the ​popularmusicscene. We also ​plug into the ​researchfacilitiesavailable, and ​licensetechnology from ​independentsources.
(Definition of plug into sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"plug into sth" in Business English

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plug into sth

phrasal verb with plug uk   us   /plʌɡ/ verb [T] (-gg-)
IT to become ​connected to a ​piece of ​electricalequipment or to the ​main electricity ​supply: The ​wireless transmitter ​plugs into a PC, TV, or stereo.
to be suitable for or become involved with something: This new ​productline should be able to ​plug into our existing ​distributionnetwork. They are the latest ​financialgiant to ​plug into ​interactive TV ​banking.
(Definition of plug into sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “plug into sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 收看,收听, 开始使用、参与…
in Chinese (Traditional) 開始認識,開始收取相關資訊, 開始使用、參與…
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