(a) way in to something


(a) way in to something
a way ˈinto sth idiom
(also a way ˈin to sth) something that allows you to join a group of people, an industry, etc. that it is difficult to join, or to understand sth that it is difficult to understand
Main entry:wayidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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