English version

plug into something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishplug into something phrasal verb1 plug (something) into somethingTEE to connect one piece of electrical equipment to another, or to be connected Your phone can be plugged into the cigarette lighter socket in your car. Games consoles plug into the back of the TV.2 informal to realize that something is available to be used and use it A lot of students don’t plug into all the research facilities we have. plug→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
plug into Finally, we compared the three different ways the Acousticube can be plugged into a desk, and we found some problems.Often the furore stemmed from audiences' unease at being plugged into a musical idiom shorn of familiar signposts.If teachers tap into this they plug into a powerhouse of emotional - and potentially intellectual - energy.It consists of a console that plugs into a television, and a game pad.The device, small enough to fit in a shirt pocket, plugs into a wall socket.There are many portable types available for hire which simply plug into the 13amp socket.Insert the jack plug into the stereo unit earphone socket and turn the volume control to a low level.One wire plugs into the television, another plugs into the telephone jack, a third plugs into the wall.
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Verb table
plug
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyplug
he, she, itplugs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyplugged
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave plugged
he, she, ithas plugged
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad plugged
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill plug
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have plugged
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam plugging
he, she, itis plugging
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you, we, theyare plugging
Past
I, he, she, itwas plugging
you, we, theywere plugging
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been plugging
he, she, ithas been plugging
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been plugging
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be plugging
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been plugging
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