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In espionage parlance, for an undercover spy to return to the spy agency office or protection.

After too many years as an undercover spy in East Berlin, Bernie was only too glad to come in from the cold.

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come in from the coldTo gain widespread acceptance in a group or society, especially where there was not any before.
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