invest in (1)

Meaning: to put your energy and resources into something that you think will help you to achieve your goal

For example:

  • invest sth in sth Kylie had invested a huge amount of time and work in her singing career, and at last it was paying off for her.

  • invest sth in doing sth People who invest their time and money in helping others who are not so fortunate in life say they get a great sense of satisfaction and fulfillment from doing so.

Quick Quiz:

If you want to be a top sports star, you'll need to invest your time and energy in

a. telling people about your dreams

b. writing speeches for accepting awards

c. developing your skills and fitness

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