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put someone or something into something

 and put someone or something in
to insert or install someone or something into something. The magician put the woman into the cabinet and locked the door. She put in the woman and locked the cabinet.
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put into

v.
1. To place someone or something on the inside of or within something: He put the plates into the dishwasher. Don't put too many eggs into the batter. Her family put her into a sanatorium when she contracted tuberculosis.
2. To set something into some state or position: Put the car into reverse and back out of the driveway. I can't put my ideas into words.
3. To spend or expend something at some task: I put all of my spare time into fixing the roof.
4. To enter some port or harbor. Used of sailing vessels: The ship will put into Boston Harbor tomorrow.
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