get sth in Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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get sth in

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

get sth in (SEND)

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

get sth in (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.

get sth in (FIND TIME)

informal to ​manage to ​findtime to do something or ​deal with someone: I ​want to get a little ​bit more ​work in before I ​leave the ​office.

get sth in (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.
(Definition of get sth in from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “get sth in”
in Chinese (Simplified) 递送, 递送,送交…
in Chinese (Traditional) 遞送, 遞送,送交…
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