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English definition of “dip into sth”

dip into sth

phrasal verb with dip
 
 
/dɪp/ verb (present participle dipping, past tense and past participle dipped)
READ UK to read small parts of a book or magazine: It's the sort of book you can dip into now and then.Reading
SPEND to spend part of a supply of money that you have been keeping: I had to dip into my savings to pay for the repairs.Paying and spending money
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