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blend in(to) (something)

To merge seamlessly and successfully with something. Do you think Sam will be able to blend into the group? He can be pretty standoffish. Be sure to blend in your makeup so that your face isn't two different colors. Don't wear anything too flashy—try to blend into the background.
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blend together

To merge seamlessly and successfully with something. Each of the items being combined can be stated in the phrase. Can you blend together the ingredients for the icing while I prep the next step? Blend the butter together with the eggs.
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blend into the woodwork

To attempt to make oneself inconspicuous. Because I'm on probation at work, I'm just trying to blend into the woodwork for now.
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fade into the woodwork

To attempt to make oneself inconspicuous. Because I'm on probation, I'm just trying to fade into the woodwork for now.
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blend in (to something)

to combine nicely with something; to mix well with something. The oil won't blend into the water very well. It simply won't blend in.
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blend in (to something)

to combine nicely with something; to mix well with something. The oil won't blend into the water very well. It simply won't blend in.
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blend (something) into (something else)

 and blend (something) in
to mix something evenly into something else. We should blend the strawberry jam into the peanut butter slowly. You should blend in some more jam.
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blend something together (with something)

to mix something evenly with something else. Blend the egg together with the cream. Blend the ingredients together and pour them into a baking pan.
See also: blend, together

blend/fade into the ˈwoodwork

behave in a way that does not attract any attention; disappear or hide: I decided the best thing to do would be to try and fade into the woodwork and hope that no one noticed me.
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English Breakfast tea blends chiefly use a large China Keemun leaf for the main blending component.
Tensile properties of polymer blends can be predicted based on the blend's morphology and composition.
Unit has a v-shaped design that gently tumble blends the complete load regardless of particle size or density, while optional intensifier bar is used for intimate dispersion and higher energy input agitation.
Place milk, strawberries and banana slices in blender container and blend until smooth.
The truck was taking on a load of 8,000 gallons of petroleum diesel blended with biodiesel, and the driver would take that blend to a petroleum distributorship to sell to farmers and other customers.
The combination of the blends described here and 2 percent diesel fuel resulted in a mixture that mixed relatively easily and appeared to consolidate well.
There are endless possibilities for creating new and exciting tea blends.
Optimization of these parameters with respect to mechanical properties of EPDM/PP blends was accomplished using a six factor/two level design of experiment scheme (ref.
Acra-Color solids blender blends virgin or regrind with color concentrates or powdered additives.
This work examines how reaction-induced ENPT copolymers formed in situ as a compatibilizer impacts the compatibility of the ternary blends PEN/PPT/PEI.
The blends you create are your own; their destiny is in your hands
Classic iceberg and iceberg and romaine lettuce blends make up 46.
Tables 2 and 3 show the properties of blends of DVR with natural rubber without any addition of reinforcing fillers, or extenders.
For more than a decade, Udo's Choice has offered premium quality health supplements, including omega-rich oil blends, age- and condition-specific probiotics and enzymes, and more.
Stewart travels to Central and South American countries including Guatemala, Costa Rice, Colombia, Peru, El Salvador and Brazil exploring and looking for beans to be used in blends or sold as varietal (single-origin) coffees.