Meaning of “fit sb/sth in” in the English Dictionary

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"fit sb/sth in" in British English

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fit sb/sth in

phrasal verb with fit uk /fɪt/ us /fɪt/ verb -tt-

to find time to do or deal with something or someone:

Dr Jones is very busy but I'm sure she'll be able to fit you in tomorrow.

More examples

  • Can you fit me in for a trim anytime today?
  • Another task has come up that I need to fit in before the end of the month.
  • It will be difficult, but I'll try to fit in a brief meeting with you all before I go.
  • To be honest, I don't think he could possibly fit another thing into his busy schedule.
  • I'd love to do a yoga class if I could find a way of fitting it in.

(Definition of “fit sb/sth in” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)