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) to enter a car, train, etc
) to arrive, esp at one's home or place of work:
I got in at midnight
) to bring in or inside:
get the milk in
) to insert or slip in:
he got his suggestion in before anyone else
) to gather or collect (crops, debts, etc)
) to ask (a person, esp a specialist) to give a service:
shall I get the doctor in?
to be elected or cause to be elected:
he got in by 400 votes
) to succeed in doing (something), esp during a specified period:
I doubt if I can get this task in today
) to obtain a place at university, college, etc
foll by on
) to join or cause to join (an activity or organization)
get in with,
to be or cause to be on friendly terms with (a person)
) the process of moving into a theatre the scenery, props, and costumes for a production
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