work in

verb

Definition of work in

transitive verb

1 : to insert or cause to penetrate by repeated or continued effort
2 : to interpose or insinuate gradually or unobtrusively worked in a few topical jokes

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Examples of work in in a Sentence

I think that we can work in one more interview in the afternoon lineup. managed to work in several references to baseball in his paper on the merits of teamwork

First Known Use of work in

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Work in.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/work%20in. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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