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be plugged into (something)
To be directly or very closely involved in, attuned to, or enthusiastic about something. My wife has a lot of friends who are plugged into various performance arts around the city. I've been really plugged into the heavy metal scene ever since college.
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plug something into something (and plug something in)
to connect something to something else, usually by connecting wires together with a plug and socket. Plug this end of the wire into the wall. Plug in the lamp and turn it on.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
To insert a part of some object into an outlet, socket, or some other receptacle, especially to make a mechanical or electrical connection: Plug the iron into the electrical outlet. I plugged the speakers into the back of the receiver.
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