Meaning of “get sth in” in the English Dictionary

"get sth in" in British English

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get sth in

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


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.

(Definition of “get sth in” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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