introduce (someone, something, or oneself) into (something)(redirected from introduce somebody into)
introduce (someone, something, or oneself) into (something)
1. To assist someone as they join or begin something. I hope my sister will introduce me into her sorority once I start college.
2. To join, begin, or become involved in something. In this usage, a reflexive pronoun is used between "introduce" and "into." He is trying to introduce himself into local politics.
3. To add something new to something. I really liked how you introduced humor into the next section of the story, after such a dark beginning. We need to introduce some different textures into the room, maybe with a fun rug.
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introduce someone into something
to bring someone into something; to launch someone into something. Tony introduced Wally into his club. You do not wish me to introduce myself into local social life, do you?
introduce something into something
to bring something into something or some place; to bring something into something as an innovation. The decorator introduced a little bit of bright red into the conference room. After I introduced the new procedures into the factory, production increased enormously.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.