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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb get into:
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Definition of the verb get into
What does get into mean as a doing phrase?
- get involved in or with
- to come or go into
- lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
- synonyms of get into: come in / enter / get in / go in / go into / move into
- more specific terms:
- take the field = go on the playing field, of a football team
- penetrate / perforate = pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance
- re-enter = enter again
- file in = enter by marching in a file
- pop in = enter briefly
- walk in = enter by walking
- call at / out in = enter a harbor
- take water = enter the water
- turn in = make an entrance by turning from a road
- get on / board = get on board of
- intrude / irrupt = enter uninvited
- encroach upon / obtrude upon / intrude on / invade = to intrude upon, infringe, encroach on, violate
- dock = come into dock
- secure a place in a college, university, etc.
- familiarize oneself thoroughly with
- put clothing on one's body
- lexical domain: Body Actions - verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care
- synonyms of get into: assume / don / put on / wear
- more generic terms: dress / get dressed = put on clothes
- more specific terms:
Alternative definition of the verb get into
- To move into an object, such that one ends up inside it.
- To reach into an object.
- To become involved in a discussion or issue.
- To enter an unfavourable state.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for get into
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The Dictionary of Clichs (2013)
A Word Lover's Guide to 4,000 Overused Phrases and Almost-Pleasing Platitudes by Christine Ammer
get into hot water, to To get in trouble, or into an embarrassing situation. Presumably theallusionhereisto waterhot enough to burn one. Although Lord Malmesburywroteina letter in 1765, “We are kept, to use ...
by Gordon Jarvie
get into shape literally, make oneself fit for something. Next year we're hosting the Olympic Games, so the city's had to get itself into shape to cater effectively for an enormous invasion of ...
by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor
get into the act to take part US If not coined by, popularised as part of the catchphrase ®everybody wants to get into the act ̄ by comedian Jimmy Durante on the radio in the 1940s. Lincoln was such a success that everybody wanted to get into ...
An Explanatory Dictionary of the Apparatus and Instruments Employed in ... Philosophical and Experimental Chemistry (1824)
by [Anonymus AC09811521]
shaking interposed, as often as was necessary for communicating the required heat to the liquor; but care was taken to wipe the bottle dry after each immersion, before it was shaken, lest any adhering moisture might by accident get into it.
by Elizabeth Ann Applegate
get into your system faster than some simple carbs. Also, not all simple carbs are created equal. Some , like white sugar, contain nearly no nutritional value, whereas others, such as fruit, ...
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- Get into someone's pants Meaning
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- Get into Meaning
Video shows what get into means. To move into an object, such that one ends up inside it.. To reach into an object.. To become involved in a discussion or issue.
- Get into one's stride Meaning
Video shows what get into one's stride means. To become familiar with something recently learnt.. Get into one's stride Meaning. How to pronounce, definition ...
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