go in

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go in
1.  to enter
2.  (preposition) See go into
3.  (of the sun) to become hidden behind a cloud
4.  to be assimilated or grasped: nothing much goes in if I try to read in the evenings
5.  cricket to begin an innings
6.  go in for
 a.  to enter as a competitor or contestant
 b.  to adopt as an activity, interest, or guiding principle: she went in for nursing; some men go in for football in a big way

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go in

  1. Enter, especially into a building. For example, It's cold out here, so can we go in? [Tenth century a.d.]

  2. Be obscured, as in After the sun went in, it got quite chilly. [Late 1800s]

  3. go in with. Join others in some venture. For example, He went in with the others to buy her a present. [Late 1800s] Also see the subsequent idioms beginning with go in.

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