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get sb in

verb uk phrasal verb with get   /ɡet/ ( present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US usually gotten) us  
to ask a trained person to come to your home to do some paid work: We'll have to get a plumber in to look at that water tank.
Translations of “get sb in”
in Chinese (Traditional) 請(技工等)到家來做事,付錢請人上門服務…
in Chinese (Simplified) 请(技工等)到家来做事,付钱请人上门服务…
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