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buy into sth

phrasal verb with buy
 
 
/baɪ/ verb [T] ( past tense and past participle bought)
to believe in something: I don't buy into all that dieting nonsense.Believing
Translations of “buy into sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 相信, 完全相信…
in Russian "попасться на удочку", купиться…
in Turkish inanmak, itikat etmek, kabul etmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 相信, 完全相信…
in Polish uwierzyć w coś…
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