embody in

embody (something) in (something)

For an entity to represent something else in its entirety. A noun or pronoun can be used between "embody" and "in." The worst impulses of our country are embodied in those greedy, unscrupulous banks.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

embody something in something

to actualize something in something; to make something represent something else in actuality. I tried to embody both good and evil in my painting. A strong sense of morality is embodied in her writing.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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