English version

tap something ↔ in

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtap something ↔ in (also tap something into something) phrasal verb British EnglishTDto put information, numbers etc into a computer, telephone etc by pressing buttons or keys Tap in your password before you log on. tap→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
tap inThe only means of controlling the temperature of the water in the kettle is the gas tap.The sad truth is that this source of power is already nearly tapped out.The Travel Water Filter, £7.99, from Spong Housewares will purify all suspect tap water in a two-stage process.Every night I come in and tap dance in costumes.All of them with a tap root deep in history and branches lost in mysterious mist.But traditional drilling techniques could tap the oil in only a small number of these cracks.She tapped her hands in the doorway.
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Verb table
tap
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytap
he, she, ittaps
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theytapped
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave tapped
he, she, ithas tapped
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad tapped
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill tap
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have tapped
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam tapping
he, she, itis tapping
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you, we, theyare tapping
Past
I, he, she, itwas tapping
you, we, theywere tapping
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been tapping
he, she, ithas been tapping
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been tapping
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be tapping
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been tapping
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