cram into (something)

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cram into (something)

To shove something into something else (which often cannot contain or accommodate it). A noun or pronoun can be used between "cram" and "into." I tried to cram a jacket into my suitcase, but it just wouldn't fit. We were thrilled to reach our destination after being crammed into a tiny car with each other for hours.
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cram someone or something into something

 and cram someone or something in
to stuff or crush someone or something into something. Can you really cram seven kids into that car? He crammed in his clothes and closed the drawer.
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References in classic literature ?
Half a dozen greyhounds were crammed into larger crates that were anything save large enough.
The paper he crammed into the pocket of his light yellow dust-coat, and extended his hand as if to assist some one else from the vehicle.