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filling in

verb
present participle of fill in

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1 to give information to
  • my friend quickly filled me in on the portion of the movie that I had missed

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2 to serve as a replacement usually for a time only
  • she's only filling in while the regular secretary is on vacation

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“Filling in.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/filling%20in. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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