Meaning of “go in” in the English Dictionary

"go in" in British English

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go in

phrasal verb with go uk /ɡəʊ/ us /ɡoʊ/ verb present participle going, past tense went, past participle gone


A2 to enter a place:

I looked through the window, but I didn't actually go in.

More examples

  • It's polite to knock before you go in.
  • It's getting cold. Shall we go in?
  • The meeting hasn't finished. You can't go in yet.
  • The students looked nervous as they were going in for the exam.
  • I like the look of that hairdresser's. I'm going to go in and make an appointment.

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