edge in
transitive verb Date: 1683 to work in ; interpolate <
edged in a few remarks
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • edge in — verb push one s way into (a space) • Syn: ↑edge up • Hypernyms: ↑approach, ↑near, ↑come on, ↑go up, ↑draw near, ↑draw close, ↑come near …   Useful english dictionary

  • edge in — Synonyms and related words: admit, barge in, be admitted, break in, break in upon, breeze in, burst in, bust in, butt in, charge in, come barging in, come between, come breezing in, come busting in, come in, crash, crash in, crash the gates,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • edge in — {v.} To move slowly; get in quietly, especially with some difficulty, by force or without a big enough opening. * /People had crowded around the senator, but Don succeeded in edging in./ * /Harry edged the book in on the shelf./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • edge in — {v.} To move slowly; get in quietly, especially with some difficulty, by force or without a big enough opening. * /People had crowded around the senator, but Don succeeded in edging in./ * /Harry edged the book in on the shelf./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • edge\ in — v To move slowly; get in quietly, especially with some difficulty, by force or without a big enough opening. People had crowded around the senator, but Don succeeded in edging in. Harry edged the book in on the shelf …   Словарь американских идиом

  • edge in a word — ● edge …   Useful english dictionary

  • edge in (on) — {v. phr.} 1. To gradually approach an individual or a group with the intent of taking over or wielding power. * /Jack was edging in on the firm of Smith and Brown and after half a year actually became its vice president./ 2. To approach for… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • edge in (on) — {v. phr.} 1. To gradually approach an individual or a group with the intent of taking over or wielding power. * /Jack was edging in on the firm of Smith and Brown and after half a year actually became its vice president./ 2. To approach for… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • edge\ in\ on — v. phr. 1. To gradually approach an individual or a group with the intent of taking over or wielding power. Jack was edging in on the firm of Smith and Brown and after half a year actually became its vice president. 2. To approach for capture… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • To edge in — Edge Edge, v. i. 1. To move sideways; to move gradually; as, edge along this way. [1913 Webster] 2. To sail close to the wind. [1913 Webster] I must edge up on a point of wind. Dryden. [1913 Webster] {To edge away} or {To edge off} (Naut.), to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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