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verb (mainly intr)
(adverb) to arrive in abundance or in large numbers
(adverb) informal to arrive at one's destination
(preposition) informal to abound or luxuriate in (wealth, money, etc)
(adverb; also tr) hockey to return (the ball) to play after it has crossed the touchline
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roll in

1

Retire for the night, as in It's time to roll in—we'll see you in the morning.

2

Add, as in She tried to roll in several new clauses, but the publisher would not agree.

3

Arrive, flow, or pour in, as in The football fans have been rolling in since this morning.

4

Enjoy ample amounts of, especially of wealth, as in Ask the Newmans for a donation—they're rolling in money. This idiom alludes to having so much of something that one can roll around in it (as a pig might roll in mud). It is sometimes put as rolling in it, the it meaning money. [Late 1700s] Also see roll in the aisles; roll in the hay.

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