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English definition of “look-in”


/ˈlʊkɪn/ UK informal
not get a look-in to get no chance to achieve what you want or to succeed in something: He played so well, nobody else got a look-in.Opportunity Freedom to act
(Definition of look-in from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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