Noun Into Definition and Examples


Noun:

Into

Pronunciation:

/ˈɪntʊ//ˈɪntə/

Definition:
1.

preposition

Expressing movement or action with the result that someone or something becomes enclosed or surrounded by something else.
  1. 'Sara got into her car and shut the door'
  2. 'He turned as well and with his hand resting on his sword he walked off into the crowd.'
  3. 'The beach loungers are well spaced apart and you can walk straight into the sea.'
  4. 'With one last glance at her retreating back, he turned and walked back into the house.'
  5. 'Once they finished they walked back into the dressing room and just grabbed their stuff.'
  6. 'I walked back into the room and sat on the bed, trying to put all the facts together.'
  7. 'Just as I was walking back into the sitting room I heard something that shocked me to my core.'
  8. 'Gordon walked out into the hall and took his long leather coat from the rail.'
  9. 'Compressed air is being pumped into the area through the hole.'
  10. 'He shook his head and smiled as he walked back into the bedroom to grab his wallet and keys.'
  11. 'She stood up and walked down the hall into the living room where he would be waiting.'
Expressing movement or action with the result that someone or something makes physical contact with something else.
  1. 'The ambulance crashed on to a freight line and at no time was there any likelihood a train would crash into it.'
  2. 'He died at the scene, crashing into a concrete shop canopy before landing on the pedestrian area.'
  3. 'An overturned car which crashed into a van and a fence was believed to have been stolen.'
  4. 'I was dragged along underneath it and it mounted the pavement and crashed into a garden wall.'
  5. 'He crashed into a car and was seen wielding a sword as he headed down the dual carriageway on foot.'
  6. 'The towrope snapped, and the towed car veered across the road before crashing into the side of the bus.'
  7. 'A young couple living in one of the cottages were asleep when the car crashed into their home.'
  8. 'A woman died on a North Yorkshire road after the car in which she was travelling crashed into a fence.'
  9. 'The helicopter he was flying reportedly hit power lines then crashed into a house on the lake shore.'
  10. 'In Hadleigh, she put her foot down and crashed into a car with the schoolboy inside.'
Indicating a route by which someone or something may arrive at a particular destination.
  1. 'It is hoped to erect the memorial at the lych gate, which leads into the grounds of the Holy Cross Church.'
  2. 'If you turn that into a route into town that will not be possible to handle.'
  3. 'This position was important because it controlled the route south into the centre of France.'
  4. 'The pipe is also being laid at the moment along the main road into the village of The Neale.'
  5. 'However the journey times of routes into London from the North, East and South all fell.'
  6. 'The main routes into Bolton are the main problem areas, where publicity is at a maximum.'
  7. 'So the theme that understanding requires love to attain its end merges by this route into theology.'
  8. 'This would make a great value system for someone looking for a fast route into editing digital video.'
  9. 'His skill was in caricatures, a route which led him into a career as a political cartoonist.'
  10. 'One route into the industry is to become a camera trainee on a feature film.'
Indicating the direction towards which someone or something is turned when confronting something else.
  1. 'sobbing into her skirt'
  2. 'Ann was sobbing loudly into her soft pillow so Myra went to her, sat on the bed and put her arms around her.'
  3. 'The picture on the front of the box is of a family on a couch, blown up into the air by a tornado.'
  4. 'Note the seagull crashing into the sea ending, as Donny's ashes are blown into their faces.'
  5. 'All the teen girl magazines do is try and channel the urges into a responsible direction.'
  6. 'It didn't so much change the way I work as push me further into a direction I was going anyway.'
  7. 'As they reached the summit, an icy northerly wind began to blow sleet into their faces.'
  8. 'I really like the idea of the third person narrative taking you into different directions.'
  9. 'Graham acted like a powerful magnet, pulling the lumps of metal into one direction.'
  10. 'He also told how a second officer tried to subdue the thug with CS gas but it blew back into his own face.'
  11. 'I decided to start off mid way down the left bank with a wind blowing into my face.'
Indicating an object of attention or interest.
  1. 'an inquiry into the squad's practices'
  2. 'Such a student prefers to go in depth into an area of interest rather than going wide.'
  3. 'It's an interesting insight into what it was like to live and blog in that police state.'
  4. 'There must be a wider judicial inquiry into the way this matter was handled by the British government.'
  5. 'It was an interesting insight into the debate as to why Kiwi teams are able to make the whole add up to more than the sum of its parts.'
  6. 'Great stuff, and an interesting insight into the Edwardian England of his youth.'
  7. 'They have been released on bail until January while inquiries into the accident continue.'
  8. 'This cat fight was an interesting insight into what happens when girls fight.'
  9. 'They offer a unique insight into the mind of one of the 20th century's greatest poets.'
  10. 'Perhaps it's not as luxurious as a hotel might be, but it provides a great insight into the Cuban way of life.'
  11. 'The hunt ban has afforded an interesting insight into the mind of the politically correct lobby.'
Expressing a change of state.
  1. 'the fruit can be made into jam'
  2. 'The food grows so well here that Robyn has plans to turn the surfeit into jams and pickles to sell from the Cascina.'
  3. 'Foreign coaches had come before and tried to turn their clubs into foreign clubs.'
  4. 'It's just the stress factor of having to deal with people who panic and turn a minor itch into a full blown crisis.'
  5. 'The plans concern the ground flood of the building which would be turned into a snooker club with a bar.'
  6. 'He began life in a violent way but has learnt to channel that physical violence into creative energy.'
  7. 'Somehow, this small step in the right direction has metamorphosed into a mighty triumph.'
  8. 'Alcohol wrecks lives and families and too often transforms people into violent thugs.'
  9. 'This model works in the first half but it does unravel into messy pretentiousness towards the end.'
  10. 'The plan is to change the village into a place where artists can work, free of charge.'
  11. 'It started out as a thriller, morphed into action and towards the end tried to be a comedy.'
Expressing the result of an action.
  1. 'This is where a manager uses all sorts of subterfuge to entice a player into leaving his present club.'
  2. 'It is only the first of many sequences that jolts and stuns you into full attention over a two hour running time.'
  3. 'Some are genuinely injured, while others are cowed into submission by their clubs.'
  4. 'Some of them will be there hoping to force world leaders into a change of direction.'
Expressing division.
  1. 'Thus, a law of this nature may in no way serve as a basis for a division of society into classes.'
  2. 'The size of the demonstration meant that it split into several different routes.'
  3. 'In the event of victory, the two agreed to the division of the peninsula into four states.'
  4. 'If enough teams apply, the second division will be split into a Conference North and South.'
  5. 'Its symbolism is partly derived from the fact that a square aspect is a division of the whole chart into four.'
  6. 'Turkey invaded the island and brought about its present division into two parts.'
  7. 'The section is now so huge that it needs to be split into five big electronics divisions.'
  8. 'Divide the mane into equal sections and damp each section before you start plaiting.'
(of a person) taking a lively and active interest in (something)


    preposition

    1. to the inside of; in toward: He walked into the room. The train chugged into the station.

    2. toward or in the direction of: going into town.

    3. to a point of contact with; against: backed into a parked car.

    4. (used to indicate insertion or immersion in): plugged into the socket.

    5. (used to indicate entry, inclusion, or introduction in a place or condition): received into the church.

    6. to the state, condition, or form assumed or brought about: went into shock; lapsed into disrepair; translated into another language.

    7. to the occupation, action, possession, circumstance, or acceptance of: went into banking; coerced into complying.

    8. (used to indicate a continuing extent in time or space): lasted into the night; far into the distance.

    9. (used to indicate the number to be divided by another number): 2 into 20 equals 10. 10. Informal. interested or absorbed in, especially obsessively: She's into yoga and gardening. 1

    1. Slang. in debt to: I'm into him for ten dollars. adjective 1

    2. Mathematics. pertaining to a function or map from one set to another set, the range of which is a proper subset of the second set, as the function f, from the set of all integers into the set of all perfect squares where f (x) = x 2 for every integer.


    Examples:

    "people/places/organizations can inject yen into markets."
    "macs can package people into securities."
    "accounts can turn profits into losses."
    "people can follow people into rooms."
    "people/places/organizations can inject yen into traders."
    "people can lead people into rooms."
    "people can take people into rooms."
    "banks can inject yen into markets."
    "people can pull people into arms."
    "people can talk people into things."
    "people can follow people into kitchens."
    "researchs can provide insights into criteria."
    "researchs can provide insights into arrangements."
    "people can take people into custodies."
    "people can send troops into places."
    "ships can burst places into flames."
    "people can sign bills into laws."
    "people can get people into troubles."
    "people can stick jobs into jobs."
    "groups can have studies into investments."
    "There can be macintosh computers."
    "There can be food intolerances."
    "There can be macintosh systems."
    "There can be apple macintoshs."
    "There can be computer printouts."
    "There can be macintosh applications."
    "There can be macintosh users."
    "There can be macintosh softwares."
    "There can be macintosh fans."
    "There can be intonation patterns."
    "There can be badminton championships."
    "There can be badminton federations."
    "There can be macintosh versions."
    "There can be macintosh platforms."
    "There can be macintosh sales."
    "There can be macintosh customers."
    "There can be badminton titles."
    "There can be badminton clubs."
    "There can be badminton associations."
    "There can be taking into account changes."

    Origin:

    into

    Old English intō (see in, to).

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