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 for into
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Into \In"to\, prep. [In + to.]
     To the inside of; within. It is used in a variety of
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     1. Expressing entrance, or a passing from the outside of a
        thing to its interior parts; -- following verbs expressing
        motion; as, come into the house; go into the church; one
        stream falls or runs into another; water enters into the
        fine vessels of plants.
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     2. Expressing penetration beyond the outside or surface, or
        access to the inside, or contents; as, to look into a
        letter or book; to look into an apartment.
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     3. Indicating insertion; as, to infuse more spirit or
        animation into a composition.
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     4. Denoting inclusion; as, put these ideas into other words.
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     5. Indicating the passing of a thing from one form,
        condition, or state to another; as, compound substances
        may be resolved into others which are more simple; ice is
        convertible into water, and water into vapor; men are more
        easily drawn than forced into compliance; we may reduce
        many distinct substances into one mass; men are led by
        evidence into belief of truth, and are often enticed into
        the commission of crimes; she burst into tears; children
        are sometimes frightened into fits; all persons are liable
        to be seduced into error and folly.
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     Note: Compare In.
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