smuggle into some place

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smuggle someone or something into some place

 and smuggle someone or something in
to move someone or something across a border into a place illegally and in secret. The secret agent smuggled his family into the country and then defected. He smuggled in his family. smuggle someone or something out of some place and smuggle someone or something out* to move someone or something across a border out of a place illegally and in secret. Judy smuggled her cousin out of the country in a van. she smuggled out her cousin.
See also: place, smuggle
References in classic literature ?
Ay, but we don't smuggle in America," returned the colonel, with an aplomb that might have done credit to Vidocq himself; "in our republican country the laws are all in all.
Palestinians use hundreds of tunnels to smuggle in food and fuel to circumvent the blockade which had kept border crossings with Israel and Egypt closed since 2007.
In return, the Chinese gangs help smuggle in drugs which the UVF then sell on for profit.
In the 1990s, the UVF used the Chinese to smuggle in array of guns to bolster its dwindling arms dumps.