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verb (intr, preposition)

to be considered as a necessary part of (one's plans, calculations, etc)
to be in sympathy withhe enters into his patient's problems

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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
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Idioms and Phrases with enter into

enter into

1

Participate in, take an active role or interest in, as in We had to think twice before we entered into these negotiations. [Late 1700s]

2

Become party to (a contract), bind oneself, as in The nations entered into a new agreement. [First half of 1500s]

3

Become a component, form a part of, as in Finances soon entered into the discussion. [Early 1700s]

4

Also, go into. Consider, investigate, as in The report entered into the effect of high interest rates, or Let's not go into that. [Mid-1500s]

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