to get in

Idiom Definition 1

Idiom Definition - get in

"to get in"

to enter a place


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Idiom Definition 2

Idiom Definition - get in

"to get in"

to arrive


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Idiom Definition 3

Idiom Definition - get in

"to get in"

to be elected to office or become accepted, as in a club


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Idiom Definition 4

Idiom Definition - get in

"to get in"

to succeed in including, delivering, or finishing something


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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - get in

Two colleagues are talking ...

Colleague 1:  Where have you been?

Colleague 2:  Traffic was a nightmare.

Colleague 1:  The meeting is just about to start. Get in here.

Colleague 2:  I'll just hang up my jacket. Is that where we are meeting? In the boardroom?

Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - get in

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1:  I didn't know you were in town. When did you get in?

Friend 2:  My plane landed last night around nine.

Friend 1:  Welcome home. How long are you staying?

Friend 2:  Thanks. I'm visiting for about a week.

Idiom Scenario 3

Idiom Definition - get in

A couple are talking ...

Wife:  A letter arrived from the country club. Open it. Did we get in?

Husband:  Let me read. It says, "We are pleased to inform you that you have been accepted as members ..."

Wife:  That's great news! I had hoped that we would become members.

Idiom Scenario 4

Idiom Definition - get in

Two students are talking ...

Student 1:  I saw your light on at three o'clock this morning.

Student 2:  I was working on my term paper.

Student 1:  It was due this morning by nine. Did you get your paper in on time?

Student 2:  I gave it to the professor's secretary at eight-fifty.

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to get in - Gerund Form:

Getting in to class just before the bell rings does not impress teachers.

Getting in close to midnight, most of the restaurants at the airport were closed.

Getting in the the country club was their dream.

Getting in reports on time helps further your career.

to get in - Examples:

1)  Once seen as a hot investment, and a way to get in on the U.S. shale revolution, the pipeline business has turned sour.

2)  ... and was screaming for police to come because he was trying to get in the back door.

3)  This means that around 20,000 people are attempting to get in and out and around Liberty Village every day.

4)  I felt like it was at least a two-year process for me to even get in the cage, let alone the UFC.

5)  ... you'll be knocking down the hospital door in an frantic attempt to get in.

6)  ... was concerned while he waited in line that the hall might fill up before he got in

7)  Emerging market currencies got in on the rally as well ...

8)  But those cretins still got in, ransacked my place and made off with anything of value they could carry.

9)  Sansa got in a couple of smashing lines.

10)  ... when the man got in line behind her, according to a police report.

11)  ... he was driving with a suspended licence, and had been drinking before getting in the driver's seat.

12)  Despite only getting in the pool for the first time five months ago, Lulu Smith will swim ...

13)  These people have no problem getting in ...

14)  Apart from not getting in to the briefing that the party was actually for, this was legit the ...

15)  ... giving ferry boat passengers a choice which terminal to use in getting out of and getting in Iloilo City.

16)  However it may soon become an important issue if Labor gets in power.

17)  ... a destabilizing factor for South Asian security as Pakistan will be kept out once India gets in ...

18)  Once the hacker gets in, he may choose to make the robot self-destruct along with the enemy.

19)  ... gets in the running for a sun-drenched Cabo getaway for two!

20)  And that is just the tip of the iceberg if Trump ever gets in!