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English definition of “go into sth”

go into sth

(START) phrasal verb with go     /ɡəʊ/ US  /ɡoʊ/ verb (present participle going, past tense went, past participle gone)
C1 to start doing a particular type of work : My son's planning to go into journalism . She's decided to go into business as a freelance computer programmer .Work, working and the workplaceWorking hours and periods of workRecruiting staff, applying for and accepting jobs to start an activity , or start to be in a particular state or condition : The drug is still being tested and will not go into commercial production for at least two years . How many companies have gone into liquidation / receivership during the current recession ? Repeated death threats have forced them to go into hiding . Her baby was born three hours after she went into labour . Some of the fans seemed to go into a trance when she appeared on stage .Starting and beginningStarting again
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