get in

verb
got in; got in or gotten in; getting in; gets in

Definition of get in

intransitive verb

1a : enter
b : arrive
2a : to become friendly
b : to become involved
3 : to become accepted for membership or chosen for office

transitive verb

1 : to succeed in doing, making, or delivering
2 : to include in one's schedule

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Examples of get in in a Sentence

it will be late when you get in, so you may have trouble finding a taxi
Recent Examples on the Web The Alabama Republican Party is getting in the Iron Bowl spirit. Leada Gore | Lgore@al.com, al, "Alabama GOP selling ‘Roll Trump Roll’ and ‘War Damn Trump’ shirts," 5 Nov. 2019 Hotels and resorts in Florida, Phoenix and New York City — even Ohio — are getting in on the action. Susan Glaser, cleveland, "High resort fees come under fire in Las Vegas, elsewhere," 3 Nov. 2019 The youngest British royal, baby Archie, also potentially got in on the action. Roxanne Adamiyatt, Town & Country, "The Greek Royals Dressed as the Royal Tenenbaums for Halloween," 2 Nov. 2019 After arriving home that afternoon, the Googler got in his Subaru Impreza to hunt for any remnants strewn around the streets of his Potrero Hill neighborhood. Lauren Smiley, The Atlantic, "The Porch Pirate of Potrero Hill Can’t Believe It Came to This," 1 Nov. 2019 This is a stand-in team, Green and Four Other Guys just getting in a good run three or four nights a week. Ron Kroichick, SFChronicle.com, "Warriors fans reluctantly accept new reality without Stephen Curry," 1 Nov. 2019 Chip and Joanna Gaines are also getting in on the seasonal fun, adding nearly 300 new pieces from their Hearth and Hand with Magnolia line, which includes a large assortment of holiday baking goods. Lucia Tonelli, ELLE Decor, "Target’s New Holiday Collections Will Make Your Spirits Bright," 1 Nov. 2019 Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is also getting in on the fun, performing gallery experiences, while the Cincinnati Observatory offers the opportunity for stargazing and planet searching. Paul Daugherty, Cincinnati.com, "Doc's Morning Line: MLB Umpire Rob Drake's tweet shows what the hell is wrong with us," 24 Oct. 2019 Old World Wisconsin Students at the Kettle Moraine School for Arts and Performance are getting in the Halloween spirit through a special partnership with Old World Wisconsin. Alec Johnson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Old World Wisconsin's Halloween production gives high school students entertainment industry experience," 16 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of get in

15th century, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense 1a

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The first known use of get in was in the 15th century

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11 Nov 2019

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“Get in.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gets%20in. Accessed 21 November 2019.

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