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wear in

To cause an article of clothing to stretch and become more comfortable through continuous use. A noun or pronoun can be used between "wear" and "in." I know the shoes are stiff right now, but once you wear them in a bit they'll feel much better. I hate wearing suits that haven't been worn in.
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wear in

v.
To loosen or soften some new clothing by wearing it: That sweater will feel better after you wear it in.
See also: wear
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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