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insert in(to) (something)

To place or slide something into something else. A noun or pronoun can be used between "insert" and "in(to)." Insert these documents in the Anderson file, will you? You need to insert a comma into this sentence.
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insert something in (to) something

to push or stick something into something. Insert the card into the slot and pull the lever. Insert the coins in the machine. I need to insert another paragraph into this article.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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(1990) reported two-fold higher expression of a cryIA(c) gene insert compared to a cryIA(b) gene insert in certain Coker 312 lines; however, other transformed plants were recovered with different levels of expression of both genes.
These data suggest that a fitness cost is associated with the inheritance of the cryIA (c) gene insert in MON 249 plants.
The reduced fitness associated with the cryIA(c) gene insert in MON 249 plants may be the result of a direct insertion effect resulting in the silencing of one or more native genes or the result of a linked somaclonal mutation.