pile in

phrasal verb

piled in; piling in; piles in
of a group of people, animals, etc.
: to move into a place or vehicle quickly
She parked the van and we all piled in.

Examples of pile in in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Your child and their friends can pile in through the rounded door, unfurl the fabric door closure, and play space explorer to their hearts’ content. Tanya Edwards, Parents, 25 Nov. 2023 Investors have piled in despite disappointing outlooks from the likes of Apple and Meta Platforms Inc. that marred bigger-than-anticipated third quarter profits from some Big Tech firms — raising concerns about whether such performance can be repeated. Jeran Wittenstein, Fortune, 17 Nov. 2023 But not all those who wish to come to North America and Western Europe—Gazans and others—can pile in. Danny Danon, WSJ, 16 Nov. 2023 The diced avocado piled in a pale green mound atop the steaming bowl of soup won me over immediately. Ellie Krieger, Washington Post, 2 Nov. 2023 The company crossed the $1 trillion market cap threshold Tuesday, as investors betting on the rapid growth of artificial intelligence continue to pile in. Jack Pitcher, WSJ, 30 May 2023 Netflix kind of invented this system of streaming and everyone else had to pile in, to the detriment of the previous system. Ethan Shanfeld, Variety, 5 Oct. 2023 In the cluttered house, cigarette butts are piled in an ashtray. Roger Cohen, New York Times, 25 Sep. 2023 Contractors began forming the piles in 2017 during construction work; they’ve been added to since then during subsequent projects. Michelle Deininger, The Salt Lake Tribune, 27 Aug. 2023 See More

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“Pile in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pile%20in. Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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