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    Plough into

    10% of revenues are ploughed into staff learning and education

    I read that on a company's website. Am I right in thinking that "plough into" means something like "invest in"?

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    Re: Plough into

    Quote Originally Posted by Jasmin165 View Post
    10% of revenues are ploughed into staff learning and education

    I read that on a company's website. Am I right in thinking that "plough into" means something like "invest in"?

    Thanks!
    That's right. It generally means, in this context, to put profits back into the company. (AmE-plow)

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