work in


work in

transitive verb

Definition of WORK IN

:  to insert or cause to penetrate by repeated or continued effort
:  to interpose or insinuate gradually or unobtrusively <worked in a few topical jokes>

Examples of WORK IN

  1. <I think that we can work in one more interview in the afternoon lineup.>
  2. <managed to work in several references to baseball in his paper on the merits of teamwork>

First Known Use of WORK IN



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