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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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