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plug something in

Definition of plug something in in English:

Connect an electrical appliance to the mains by inserting a plug in a socket: she plugged in the electric kettle and spooned coffee into the percolator
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  • Since then, I always check for water on the floor when I plug appliances in.
  • To start, simply mount the transformer near a grounded outdoor electrical outlet and plug it in.
  • When I first purchased my computer, I thought that all I needed to do was plug it in, connect it to the phone line, and everything would be OK.
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