Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “get sth in”

See all translations

get sth in

verb uk phrasal verb with get   /ɡet/ ( present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US usually gotten) us  

(SEND)

to send something so that it arrives by a particular time: I have to get my application in by Thursday.

(SAY)

to succeed in saying something, although it is difficult to do this because other people are talking too: He couldn't get a word in because she was talking so much. I'll try to get my suggestion in at the start of the meeting.

(FIND TIME)

informal to manage to find time to do something or deal with someone: I get in a bit of gardening most evenings.

(BUY)

UK informal to buy a supply of something, usually food or drink, so that you will have enough of what you need: We'll have to get some food in for the weekend if we're having visitors.
Translations of “get sth in”
in Chinese (Traditional) 遞送, 遞送,送交…
in Chinese (Simplified) 递送, 递送,送交…
(Definition of get sth in from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of get sth in?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“get sth in” in English

    Word of the Day

    glacial

    made or left by a glacier

    Word of the Day

    Let’s celebrate! (words and phrases for parties)

    by Kate Woodford,
    December 17, 2014
    ​​​ With Christmas and New Year almost upon us, we thought it a good time to look at the language of parties and celebrations. First, let’s start with the word ‘party’ itself. To have or throw a party or, less commonly, to give a party is to arrange a party: We’re having a

    Read More 

    cinderella surgery noun

    December 15, 2014
    cosmetic surgery to the feet We have all heard of people having nose jobs, boob jobs and liposuction – but now a new trend growing in popularity in America: Cinderella surgery.

    Read More