What does "went into" mean here? Can I say "went through" instead?
"Went into" or to "go into" in this case means that something was included or done when doing an activity. So "a lot of thought that went into this" means that she thought a lot about that outfit and spent a lot of time thinking about how it should be put together. It wouldn't be "went through" here, because when describing how something is applied such as "thought" in this case, the preposition should be "into". Ex: This cake may not look pretty, but a lot of love went into making it. Ex: A lot of work goes into making this art.
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