slot in

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w>slot in

vt sephineinstecken; to slot something into somethingetw in etw (acc)stecken; to slot somebody/something in (fig: = fit in) → jdn/etw dazwischenschieben; to slot somebody into the firmjdn in der Firma unterbringen; to slot in commercialsWerbespots einbauen
visich einfügen lassen; suddenly everything slotted into placeplötzlich passte alles zusammen
References in classic literature ?
An eccentric disk upon the inside face of the door engaged a slot in the frame when it was desired to secure the door against intruders.
Gareth Barry (9/1 for a surprise call-up with Unibet) could slot in alongside Gerrard in the holding roles, while Jordan Henderson (3/1 with SkyBet to start against Italy) could form a more forward-minded trio with Barkley and Sterling.
PLAYING down the rift between the Congress and the NCP over the ' number two' slot in the government, defence minister A.
Amid intense speculation that Pawar is upset over being denied the second most important slot in the cabinet after Pranab Mukherjee's resignation, a cautious Antony said: "There is no No 2 (in the federal Cabinet).