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sweep someone into somethingand sweep someone in
to place someone into an elective position decisively. The decisive victory swept all the candidates of the reform party into office. The victory swept in the candidates.
sweep something into somethingand sweep something in
to move something into something or some place by sweeping. Liz swept the crumbs into the dish. Liz held the dish and swept in the crumbs.
1. To cause something or someone to reach some position decisively or swiftly: The torrential rains swept the houses into the valley below. Their strong campaign swept the candidate into office.
2. To reach some position decisively or swiftly: The Republican Party swept into power. The horse came from behind and swept into first place.