steep in

phrasal verb

Definition of steep in 

1 : to make (someone) know and understand a lot about (something) Prior to his trip, he spent a few weeks steeping himself in the language. often used as (be) steeped in She was steeped in the classics.

2 used as (be) steeped in to say that there is a lot of something associated with a place, time, etc. an area steeped in history

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