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fit in

phrasal verb with fit  us   /fɪt/ verb (present participle fitting, past tense and past participle fitted or fit)

fit in (BE ACCEPTED)

to ​belong with other things, or to be ​accepted by other ​people in a ​group: This ​chair doesn’t fit in with ​ourfurniture. She fit in well at ​school.
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fit in

phrasal verb with fit uk   us   /fɪt/ verb (-tt-)
C1 to ​feel that you ​belong to a ​particulargroup and are ​accepted by that ​group: It's no ​surprise she's ​leaving - she never really ​fitted in.B2 If one thing ​fits in with another thing, they ​lookpleasant together or are ​suitable for each other: It's a very ​nicesofa but it doesn't ​fit in with the ​rest of the ​room.
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fit in

phrasal verb with fit uk   us   /fɪt/ verb (fitting, fitted, US usually fit)
to ​feel you belong to a particular ​group and are ​accepted by the other ​members: Potential ​boardmembers need to understand that they must ​fit in.fit in with sb How do you ​think she will ​fit in with the rest of the ​staff?
to be suitable or ​right in a particular ​situation: fit in with sth Industry ​observers believe a ​sell-off would ​fit in with the company's new ​strategy.
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Translations of “fit in”
in Chinese (Simplified) 合得来, 适应, 相合…
in Turkish uyum sağlamak, uyuşmak, kabul görmek…
in Russian уживаться, приспосабливаться…
in Chinese (Traditional) 合得來, 適應, 相合…
in Polish pasować…
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