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English definition of “plough sth into sth”

plough sth into sth

informal phrasal verb with plough UK (US plow)     /plaʊ/ verb [I or T]
to invest money (= give money hoping to get more back) in a business, especially to help make it successful or to make more money: They ploughed all their savings into their daughter's business.Investing money
(Definition of plough sth into sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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