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creep in

To enter some thing or place slowly and/or stealthily. I may have allowed my personal feelings to creep in when I gave that job to my brother. Luckily, Mom didn't hear us last night when we crept in after curfew.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

creep in (to something)

to go into something or a place slowly and carefully; to sneak into something or a place. The cat crept into the bedroom. Max planned to creep into the house and take cash and jewelry.
See also: creep
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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