roll in

phrasal verb

rolled in; rolling in; rolls in
: to appear or arrive in large numbers or amounts
The money has been rolling in.
: to arrive at a place especially later than usual or expected
He finally rolled in at 3:30 in the morning.

Examples of roll in in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Weasels were said to roll in the evergreen plant rue to counter wounds and snakebites. Adrienne Mayor, Discover Magazine, 28 May 2024 At the start of their photo shoot, the day was hot and sunny, but the storm clouds soon rolled in, Trapper told Fox 10 Phoenix. Sabienna Bowman, Peoplemag, 28 May 2024 Fragrant rose cream is sandwiched between two super-soft cookies covered in powdered sugar, and the whole deal is rolled in crushed pistachios. Becky Hughes, New York Times, 23 May 2024 Rain and thunderstorms will roll in mainly after 2 p.m. Skies will be mostly sunny with a high near 84. Karl Schneider, The Indianapolis Star, 21 May 2024 Mail-in ballots are starting to roll in across the Baltimore region as Maryland’s May 14 primary election draws near, with some jurisdictions preparing to process ballots as soon as Monday. Hannah Gaskill, Baltimore Sun, 22 Apr. 2024 These days, Chris Pratt is a big star, with plenty of paychecks rolling in. Raechal Shewfelt,, 25 May 2024 The Memorial Day sales are rolling in, and the best one of them all isn't even technically related to the shopping holiday: the Nordstrom Half-Yearly Sale. Isis Briones, Travel + Leisure, 25 May 2024 In the game’s fiction, a massive sandstorm rolled in, completely changing the southern section of the map. Andrew Webster, The Verge, 24 May 2024

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“Roll in.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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