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English definition of “plug (sth) in/plug (sth) into sth”

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

phrasal verb with plug     /plʌɡ/ verb [T] (-gg-)
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.Electrical switches and connections
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