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work in

verb

Definition of WORK IN

transitive verb
1
:  to insert or cause to penetrate by repeated or continued effort
2
:  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

1598

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