Phrasal Verbs

wear in

This page is about the phrasal verb wear in


If you wear in something like a pair of shoes, you wear them for short periods until they fit properly and feel comfortable.

For example

  • wear in sth Footballers will wear in a new pair of boots before using them in a match.

  • wear sth in Don't forget to wear your walking boots in properly before you leave for your trek in Nepal.

Quick Quiz

I went on lots of short walks to wear in my

a. new socks

b. new shoes

c. new feet

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