work intophrasal verb
Definition of work into
1 : to add or include (something) in (something) She tried to find a way of working her question into the conversation.
2 : to stir or mix (something) into (something) Work the nuts and raisins into the dough.
3 : to gradually cause (someone) to be in (an excited, angry, or frightened state) He worked himself into a rage/panic.