English version

get into something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishget into something1 enter to enter a place, especially when this is difficult The door was locked and we couldn’t get into the house.2 arrive to arrive at a place What time do we get into New York?3 be elected to be elected to a Parliament He first got into Parliament in 1982.4 college/university to be allowed to be a student at a university, college etc She got into UCLA.5 team to be made a member of a team Do you think you might get into the Olympic team this year?6 start doing something to start doing or feeling something, or being in a particular situation He’s started getting into trouble at school. My parents were always terrified of getting into debt. She got into the habit of going for long walks by herself. He got into a terrible temper and started throwing things around.7 become involved to begin to be involved in doing something How did you first get into script writing? She was starting to get into politics.8 enjoy informalINTERESTED to begin to enjoy something or be interested in it I first got into jazz when I was at college.9 clothing informalDCC to put on a piece of clothing, especially when this is difficult because the piece of clothing is too small for you I don’t know how she managed to get into those trousers.10 what’s got into sb? spokenSTRANGE used to express surprise that someone is behaving very differently from the way they usually behave I don’t know what’s got into Sally recently. get→ See Verb tableFrom Longman Business Dictionaryget into something phrasal verb [transitive] to start working or trading in a particular product or serviceMany young people want to get into advertising or public relations. get→ See Verb table
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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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