ˈtap ˌinto sth


ˈtap ˌinto sth
phrasal verb
same as tap
There is a supply of skilled workers that businesses can tap into.[/ex]

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  • tap — [tæp] noun on tap ready for immediate use when you need it: • Foreign currency loans provide you with cash on tap in the appropriate currency. * * * Ⅰ. tap UK US /tæp/ verb ( pp ) ► [I or T] to get or make use of something that exists, such …   Financial and business terms

  • tap*/ — [tæp] noun [C] I 1) an object that is used for controlling how much water comes out of a pipe Just turn the cold tap on for a few seconds.[/ex] 2) the action of touching someone or something gently, or the sound that the touch makes I felt a tap… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • tap — tap1 S3 [tæp] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(water/gas)¦ 2¦(a light hit)¦ 3 on tap 4¦(dancing)¦ 5¦(telephone)¦ 6¦(barrel)¦ 7¦(tune)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Sense: 1, 3, 5, 6; Origin: Old English tAppa] [Sense: 2, 4, 7 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tap — 1 noun 1 WATER/GAS (C) a piece of equipment for controlling the flow of water, gas etc from a pipe or container; faucet AmE: turn on the tap (=so that water comes out of it): Carla, don t leave the taps running! | tap water: In some countries,… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • tap something in — ˌtap sthˈin/ˈout derived to put information, numbers, letters, etc. into a machine by pressing buttons • Tap in your PIN number. • He tapped out a few words on the keyboard. Main entry: ↑tapderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • turn — turn1 W1S1 [tə:n US tə:rn] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(your body)¦ 2¦(object)¦ 3¦(direction)¦ 4¦(move around central point)¦ 5¦(change)¦ 6¦(attention/thoughts)¦ 7 turn your back (on somebody/something) 8¦(age/time)¦ 9 turn something inside out …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • turn — 1 verb CHANGE DIRECTION/POSITION 1 a) YOUR BODY (I) to move your body so that you are looking in a different direction: Ricky turned and walked away. (+ around/round/away etc): I turned around quickly to see if someone was following. | Dan turned …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • market — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 place where people go to buy and sell things ADJECTIVE ▪ open air, outdoor, street ▪ covered, indoor (both esp. BrE) ▪ cattle, fruit and vegetabl …   Collocations dictionary

  • draw — draw1 W1S1 [dro: US dro:] v past tense drew [dru:] past participle drawn [dro:n US dro:n] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(picture)¦ 2 draw (somebody s) attention 3 draw a conclusion 4 draw a comparison/parallel/distinction etc 5¦(get a reaction)¦ 6¦(attract)¦ 7¦(get… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • source — noun 1 where you get sth from ADJECTIVE ▪ excellent, fertile, good, great, lucrative, reliable, rich, valuable ▪ a fertile source of ideas …   Collocations dictionary


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