1. phrasal verb If something blends into the background, it is so similar to the background that it is difficult to see or hear it separately. [V P + with] ⇒ The toad had changed its colour to blend in with its new environment. [V P n] ⇒ ...a continuous pale neutral grey, almost blending into the sky. [V P] ⇒ You can blend in so that the voice becomes just another instrument in the band. 2. phrasal verb → blend If someone blends into a particular group or situation, they seem to belong there, because their appearance or behaviour is similar to that of the other people involved. [V P n] ⇒ It must have reinforced my determination to blend into my surroundings. [V P] ⇒ She felt she would blend in nicely. [V P + with] ⇒ He blended in with the crowd at the art sale.
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