be plugged into (something)

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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.
See also: plug

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.
See also: plug

plug into

v.
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.
See also: plug
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We are especially annoyed when we are in a retail establishment and somebody gets ahead of us at the register but has difficulty completing the transaction because they're plugged into something.
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At least these three acts feel in some way plugged into something of the moment.