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get in

phrasal verb with get us   /ɡet/ verb present participle getting, past participle gotten /ˈɡɑt·ən/ got /ɡɑt/
  • (ARRIVE)

to arrive at a place: What time did you say his plane gets in?

get in

phrasal verb with get us   /ɡet/ verb present participle getting, past participle gotten /ˈɡɑt·ən/ got /ɡɑt/
  • (BE ELECTED)

to be elected to a political position: If Archer gets in as mayor, he’s likely to raise taxes.
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"get in" in British English

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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
  • (ENTER)

B1 to succeed in entering a place, especially by using force or a trick: They must have got in through the bathroom window.

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  • (ARRIVE)

B1 to arrive at your home or the place where you work: What time did you get in last night?
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?

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