fit in


1. be socially compatible with other members of a group, integrate successfully






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fit in with a group/organization

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To 'fit in' is a phrasal verb meaning to integrate successfully or to socially be compatible in a group or organisation. If you 'fit in' you conform to the norms of the group you are a part of. This is a term you will hear used in social and professional contexts.

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  1. The girl was unhappy at the school because she didn't fit in with the other students.
  2. I just don't fit in here, said the man to his boss when he tendered his resignation.

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  1. Employees that undergo cultural and language training in their new country of residence report feeling like they fit in more in their new team than employees that don't take the training.
  2. The kind of people who fit in here are highly innovative and data-driven.

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