vote in

This page is about the phrasal verb vote in.

Meaning: If a person or a political party is voted in, they have won the most votes in an election.

Synonym: elect

For example:

  • vote in sb/sth In a democracy, you can vote in whoever you like.

  • vote sb/sth in Our country's people have voted the Labour Party in for the first time in nearly twenty years.

  • be voted in If the only way to be voted in is to buy a lot of votes, every member of parliament in this country must be guilty of vote-buying.

Nouns often used as objects with vote in: party, president, prime minister, government, leader, politician, representative

Quick Quiz:

The Democratic Party was voted in, so they

a. gained power

b. lost power

c. opposed power

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