English version

clue somebody ↔ in

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishclue somebody ↔ in phrasal verb informalTELLto give someone information about something on/about Somebody must have clued him in on our sales strategy. clue→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
clue inI later found out that many birds also hunt caterpillars by using their feeding damage as a clue.We looked for more badger clues.It is also possible that the semantic and phonetic clues are in fact operated on not sequentially but simultaneously.This was expected to be a clue to changes in stellar magnetic fields.A clue is contained in the exit polls.A further clue may lie in the interpretation of accountability in the business world.The only clue had come in the late morning.With this Charles Shultz-like irreverence, the Swonkmeisters clue us in to their special spirituality.
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Verb table
clue
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyclue
he, she, itclues
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyclued
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave clued
he, she, ithas clued
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad clued
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill clue
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have clued
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam cluing
he, she, itis cluing
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you, we, theyare cluing
Past
I, he, she, itwas cluing
you, we, theywere cluing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been cluing
he, she, ithas been cluing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been cluing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be cluing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been cluing
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