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get in



Definitions

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get in
     1. v. To get into or inside something, literally or figuratively.
           Hurry up and get in the car!
           He tried to go after the ball but couldn't get in the game.
           You'd better get in gear. We've got work to do!
     2. v. (intransitive) To enter a place; to gain access.
           If you want to get in, you'll need the gate code and a key.
           Teens walk the redlight district but can never get in.
           They hacked his password and finally got in.
     3. v. (intransitive, transitive, idiomatic) To secure membership at a selective school.
           All of our students who applied to university got in.
     4. v. (intransitive, idiomatic) To be elected to some office.
           Do the early results say our candidate will get in?
     5. v. (of evenings or nights) To become dark earlier as a result of seasonal change; to draw in.
           Winter's on the way, and the nights are getting in.
     6. interj. (slang) An exclamation of joy at one's success.
           - You gained full marks in the exam.- Get in!
Analysis
get
     1. v. (ditransitive) To obtain; to acquire.
           I'm going to get a computer tomorrow from the discount store.
           Lance is going to get Mary a ring.
     2. v. To receive.
           I got a computer from my parents for my birthday.
in
     1. prep. Used to indicate location, inclusion, or position within spatial, temporal or other limits.
     2. prep.          Contained by.
                   The dog is in the kennel.
     3. prep.          Within.
     4. prep.          Surrounded by.

Example Sentences

Get your coat on and get in here. 
It was twenty dollars to get in
I think they'll get in the way. 
I don't want to get in an argument. 
But don't get in a panic. 



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