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    into the common cold


    What does the "into the common cold" mean in this sentence?

    They're asking for students to be guinea pigs in their research into the common cold.

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    Re: into the common cold

    The common cold is a viral infection that causes coughing, a sore throat and a runny nose, etc, and it is their area of research. (we say research into something)

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