1. phrasal verb If something, for example a car, ploughs into something else, it goes out of control and crashes violently into it. [V P n] ⇒ A young girl and her little brother were seriously hurt when a car ploughed into them on a crossing. 2. phrasal verb → plough If you say that money is ploughed into something such as a business or a service, you are emphasizing that the amount of money which is invested in it or spent on it in order to improve it is very large. [business, emphasis] [be V-ed P n/v-ing] ⇒ Huge sums of private capital will be ploughed into the ailing industries of the east. [V n P n/v-ing] ⇒ He claimed he ploughed all his money into his antique business.
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