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plug (sth) in/plug (sth) into sth

verb [T] uk phrasal verb with plug   /plʌɡ/ (-gg-) us  
B2 to connect an electrical device to an electrical system or device so that it can be used, by pushing its plug into a socket : Of course the radio isn't working - you haven't plugged it in! I want to plug the kettle into the right-hand socket. Can you show me where the microphone plugs into the tape recorder? The keyboard plugs in at the back of the computer.
Translations of “plug (sth) in/plug (sth) into sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 給…接通電源, 把(某一電器)與(另一電器)接通…
in Chinese (Simplified) 给…接通电源, 把(某一电器)与(另一电器)接通…
(Definition of plug (sth) in/plug (sth) into sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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