feed into: (phrasal verb) to have an effect on something or help to make it happen.
- The influence of Italian designer fashion feeds into sports fashion.
cf. feed: (intransitive) to move steadily, as into a machine for processing. to be channeled; flow.
- This road feeds into the freeway.
- Fuel feeds into the engine.
- Bullets fed into a machine gun.
.... LDOCE & various dics