pack in

phrasal verb

packed in; packing in; packs in
British, informal
: to stop or quit
I have no intention of packing in just yet.

Examples of pack in in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web These glasses pack in a camera, a camera indicator for those privacy-conscious bystanders around you, microphones, and speakers for your favorite playlist. Eric Berger, Ars Technica, 15 Nov. 2023 The audience, packed in elbow-to-elbow, had to suffice with tiny two-steps and head bobbing. Chris Kelly, Washington Post, 13 Nov. 2023 Want tips on how to pack in a carry on, every time? Krista Simmons, Sunset Magazine, 2 Nov. 2023 However, since it's made of a lightweight and stretchy polyester, the tray cover is foldable and thin enough to pack in nearly any tote bag or backpack. Meaghan Kenny, Condé Nast Traveler, 26 Oct. 2023 According to a report from Morning Consult, Gen Z is leading the pack in wanting to return to the office, with 90% who prefer the office citing productivity as a reason. Byleo Schwartz, Fortune, 3 Oct. 2023 Otherwise, scoop 1-tablespoon portions, freeze on a lined tray and then pack in a bag or container. Becky Krystal, Washington Post, 31 Oct. 2023 Lainey Wilson, the breakout country star who leads the pack in this year’s CMA Awards nominations, has announced a headlining tour that will take her across the U.S. in May through November of 2024. Chris Willman, Variety, 20 Oct. 2023 Voyageurs Wolf Project monitors packs in and around Voyageurs National Park, which includes more than 218,000 forested acres near the Canadian border. Kris Millgate, Field & Stream, 4 Oct. 2023 See More

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“Pack in.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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