plant in

plant something in something

1. Lit. to set out a plant in something; to sow seeds in something. Are you going to plant tomatoes in these pots? What have you planted in the garden?
2. Fig. to put an idea in someone's brain, head, or thinking. Who planted that silly idea in your head? I want to plant this concept in her thinking.
3. Fig. Inf. to conceal something in something. The crook planted the money in the back of the refrigerator. What did the cops plant in your pockets?
See also: plant
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I like a plantation in a pure soil; that is, where people are not displanted, to the end, to plant in others.
Being all now good friends--for common danger, as I said above, had effectually reconciled them-- they began to consider their general circumstances; and the first thing that came under consideration was whether, seeing the savages particularly haunted that side of the island, and that there were more remote and retired parts of it equally adapted to their way of living, and manifestly to their advantage, they should not rather move their habitation, and plant in some more proper place for their safety, and especially for the security of their cattle and corn.
The brave old plant in its lonely days, Shall fatten upon the past; For the stateliest building man can raise, Is the Ivy's food at last.
GAFSA (TA) - Construction works of the Mdhilla-2 plant in Gafsa, specialising in the production of chemical fertilisers, will resume shortly, Regional Director of the Tunisian Chemical Group (GCT) told TAP correspondent.
5-meter high barbed-wire fence around the premises of the Tomari nuclear power plant in Tomari, Hokkaido, at around 4 a.
Yokogawa is to manufacture display modules for the A380 cockpit at its main plant in Tokyo.
District Court in Chattanooga, Tyson Foods made a regular practice of hiring illegal aliens for several plants, including a fresh chicken processing plant in Shelbyville.
One recent morning, 25 members of the clergy, several from New York and Chicago, prayed in front of the Case Farms poultry plant in Morganton, N.
The Bureau of Reclamation spent $5 million to build the Leadville Drain plant in accordance with Clean Water Act requirements.
As Foster Wheeler was involved in the execution of a similar EO/MEG plant in our joint venture complex in China, we believe that we will be able to benefit from the expertise and lessons learned for the Singapore project.
Suncor Energy is a Canadian integrated oil and gas company operating an oil sands plant in Fort McMurray, Alberta, a conventional oil and gas business in Western Canada and a refining and marketing operation in Ontario and Quebec.
The company has the only title plant in the county, containing records dating back to 1869.
A contract for the construction of a major ammonia plant in Salalah Free Zone, in the south of Oman, is expected to be awarded in the first half of 2015.
Considerable time also will be devoted to renovating existing buildings and upgrading the central utilities plant in addition to providing new outdoor landscaping and entrances.