Translation of "get in" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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get in

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


B1 to succeed in entering a place, especially by using force or a trick

They must have got in through the bathroom window. 他们一定是从浴室破窗而入的。

More examples

  • The doors and windows had been bricked up to prevent squatters from getting in.
  • He banged his head on the car as he was getting in.
  • We barred the door to stop anyone getting into the room.
  • They've put barriers up to stop people (from) getting in.
  • The minibus has a lift to help wheelchair users to get in.


B1 to arrive at your home or the place where you work

What time did you get in last night? 你昨晚什么时候到家的?

B1 If a train or other vehicle gets in at a particular time, that is when it arrives.

What time is the plane expected to get in? 飞机预计什么时候到?

More examples

  • The train from Birmingham got in 20 minutes late.
  • What time does the next flight get in?
  • I check my email as soon as I get in.
  • Try not to make too much noise when you get in.
  • I'll have your dinner ready for you when you get in.

(Translation of “get in” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)