mingle in with?

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  • Franco-filly

    Senior Member
    English - Southern England
    Can you give us the context and/or explain in other words what you are trying to say/ask, as I am not even sure that "mingle" is the most appropriate verb here.


    Senior Member
    Australian English
    “Mingle” is often, but not always, combined with the preposition “with”. These are some common ways to use it:

    He mingled with the other guests at the party.

    We had trouble mingling with the rest of the crowd on the ship, since most of us just spoke English but most of them didn’t.

    The boy was too shy to mingle very much at lunchtime.​

    The examples you give aren’t really the most common way to use “mingle”. We rarely say that a single person “mingles” with such a large group as “society”. We would probably use other expressions like “integrates into society”, “finds her place in society”, “mixes well in her new community”...


    Senior Member
    English - England
    What you want to say seems to be “fit in”, which is not the same as “mingle”.

    To mingle is to mix with a crowd of people, especially in an unobtrusive way.
    To fit in is to be accepted, especially socially, as a member of a group.
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