buried his face against/into

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redgiant

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Cantonese, Hong Kong
Then he'd flung his arms around Abby's shoulders and buried his face against her neck.

Source: Alone, Lisa Gardner
Background: The baby wanted to hug Abby, the nanny, for comfort.

A quick Google search shows that "buried into her neck" seems to be a possible alternative for "buried against her neck". Would "into" sound strange to you in this case?
 
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