plow into

plow into
plow into [phrasal verb]
1 plow into (someone or something) : to crash into (someone or something) usually at a high speed

The car plowed into the guardrail.

2 plow (money, profits, etc.) into (something) : to invest (money, profits, etc.) in (something) : to put (money) into (something)

The company plowed millions of dollars into research.

— often + back

For the first 10 years, the profits were all plowed back into the company.

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Main Entry:plow

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • plow into — {v.} 1. To attack vigorously. * /He plowed into his work and finished it in a few hours./ 2. To crash into with force. * /A truck plowed into my car and smashed the fender./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • plow into — {v.} 1. To attack vigorously. * /He plowed into his work and finished it in a few hours./ 2. To crash into with force. * /A truck plowed into my car and smashed the fender./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • plow\ into — v 1. To attack vigorously. He plowed into his work and finished it in a few hours. 2. To crash into with force. A truck plowed into my car and smashed the fender …   Словарь американских идиом

  • plow into — 1) attack vigorously We plowed into the food as soon as the waiter brought it to our table. 2) crash into with force The truck plowed into the group of people waiting for the bus …   Idioms and examples

  • plow into — verb To crash into something. The lorry plowed into the line of stationary cars …   Wiktionary

  • plow into — begin energetically, start vigorously …   English contemporary dictionary

  • plow — plow1 verb intransitive or transitive * 1. ) to turn over the soil before planting seeds using a plow: The fields were being plowed for winter wheat. 2. ) to move snow to the side of a street using a SNOW PLOW so that people can walk or drive… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • plow — I n. to pull a plow II v. 1) (d; intr.) to plow into ( to strike ) (the racing car skidded and plowed into the crowd) 2) (d; intr.) to plow through ( to go through laboriously ) (to plow through a long reading list; to plow through a crowd; to… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • plow — [plou] n. [ME ploh < Late OE, akin to Ger pflug, ON plógr < Gmc * plog < native Alpine (Rhaetian) base > Langobardic plovum] 1. a farm implement used to cut, turn up, and break up the soil ☆ 2. any implement like this; specif., a)… …   English World dictionary

  • Plow — Plow, Plough Plough (plou), n. [OE. plouh, plou, AS. pl[=o]h; akin to D. ploeg, G. pflug, OHG. pfluog, pfluoh, Icel. pl[=o]gr, Sw. plog, Dan. ploug, plov, Russ. plug , Lith. plugas.] 1. A well known implement, drawn by horses, mules, oxen, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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