crack into

phrasal verb

cracked into; cracking to; cracks into
informal
: to enter or get started in (something, such as a profession)
It's not easy to crack into professional football.

Examples of crack into in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web David Hammons’s tarp paintings, John Chamberlain’s car sculptures, and pictures of his own iPhone, its screen cracked into a million tiny pieces, are arrayed in orderly rows. Nicole Phelps, Vogue, 2 Mar. 2024 No: 2: Siesta Beach in Siesta Key, Florida Siesta Beach in Sarasota also cracked into Tripadvisor’s top 10 beaches around the world, securing the No. 9 spot. Brittany Anas, Forbes, 29 Feb. 2024 The studios are their own little world and to crack into that world and wrestle things away [is hard]. Krystie Lee Yandoli, Rolling Stone, 25 Oct. 2023 Not only has Tobin cracked into the bridal content space, but she's turned her passion for proposal planning into a career, offering to help others on their own wedding journeys. Amy Rosner, Peoplemag, 19 Sep. 2023 The burglars found the store’s safe, cracked into it, and stole $1,500 in cash. Caleb Lunetta, San Diego Union-Tribune, 7 Sep. 2023 Congressional maps are redrawn every 10 years, so how are the needs of African American Alabama citizens and their youth who will soon be voting age supposed to be fulfilled when their populations are cracked into voters with incredibly different backgrounds and experiences? Izayah Ringfield, San Diego Union-Tribune, 12 Aug. 2023 Peacock, with Poker Face actress Natasha Lyonne, cracked into a lead comedy acting race. Scott Feinberg, The Hollywood Reporter, 12 July 2023 Only briefly did his steely facade crack into a small smile at the sight of grandson Prince George who was one of the four pages of honour helping hold his robe of state. Omid Scobie, Harper's BAZAAR, 9 May 2023

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“Crack into.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crack%20into. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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