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get in

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishget in phrasal verb1 ENTERenter to enter a place, especially when this is difficult We managed to get in through a window. The theatre was already full, and we couldn’t get in.2 ARRIVEarrive if a train, plane etc gets in at a particular time, it arrives at that time What time does the bus get in? to We get in to Heathrow at ten o’clock.3 ARRIVEget home to arrive home We didn’t get in until late. What time do the boys get in from school?4 PPbe elected to be elected to a position of political power The Conservatives have promised to increase spending on health and education if they get in.5 JOIN AN ORGANIZATIONcollege/university to be allowed to be a student at a university, college etc I applied to Bristol University, but I didn’t get in.6 buy a supply get something ↔ in to buy a supply of something I must remember to get some food in for the weekend.7 crops get something ↔ inTADF to gather a crop and bring it to a sheltered place The whole village was involved with getting the harvest in.8 ask for worker get somebody ↔ inASK FOR something/ASK somebody TO DO something to ask someone to come to your home to do a job, especially to repair something We’ll have to get a plumber in.9 give something to somebody get something inGIVE to send something to a particular place or give it to a particular person Please can you get your essays in by Thursday. It’s best to get your insurance claim in as quickly as possible.10 do something get something ↔ in to manage to do something even though you do not have much time We’re hoping to get in a game of golf over the weekend. get→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
get inThieves had apparently got into the apartments by posing as electricians.We queued in the rain for two hours and still didn't get in.What time does your flight get in?You shouldn't have any trouble getting into the concert - they've only sold half the tickets.Mark just got in a few minutes ago.Do you think Labour will get in again at the next election?They got the electrician in because the central heating had stopped working.Hopefully the bus will get in by 8 o'clock.How did you get in? I thought the door was locked.What time did you get in last night?After the party we can get in professional carpet-cleaners to do the job.You usually have to wait awhile before you can get in the club.Some animals hadn't gotten in the shed and made a mess.It would be much easier if we got somebody in to do all the catering.The ferry gets in to Harwich around noon.get toOf 300,000 children of the less affluent social classes, only 3,500 get in to a top 13 university.There should be a car waitin' fur us at the airport when we get in to Lima.I seriously don't know what got in to me.The first is that George shot Lennie to stop him from getting in to more trouble.They can't get out and the media can't get in to tell the story.
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Verb table
get
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyget
he, she, itgets
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theygot
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave got
he, she, ithas got
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad got
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill get
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have got
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam getting
he, she, itis getting
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you, we, theyare getting
Past
I, he, she, itwas getting
you, we, theywere getting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been getting
he, she, ithas been getting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been getting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be getting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been getting
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