Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
tap into (sth)
tap intotap into something
1) exploit or access something
How to MemorizePopularity MediumProfessional MediumSocial
tap into a feeling/new market
To 'tap into' something means to make a connection with something, particularly a large resource in order to gain from it or to exploit it in some way. You can 'tap into' something to access it or to avail of it.
Social Examples (Advance)
The politician tapped into widespread public anger at the current state of the country in order to win the election.
When I run out of money I tap into my savings account. It's not a good habit to get into.
I'd love to play music in this town. I wonder where I can tap into the local talent.
Professional Examples (Advance)
The teacher could see that that her students were very energetic and creative, and wanted to find a way of tapping into that.
The company created the product because they wanted to tap into a new market.
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