get in


verb (mainly adverb)

noun get-in

theatre the process of moving into a theatre the scenery, props, and costumes for a production

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Idioms and Phrases with get in

get in

1

Enter a place, as in We managed to get in just before the doors closed. [First half of 1500s]

2

Arrive, as in We got in late last night. [Early 1600s]

3

Be elected to office or become accepted, as in a club. For example, Marge asked the club if she could get in. The variant get into takes an object, as in Things changed after he got into office. [Late 1500s]

4

Succeed in including, delivering, or finishing something, as in Can you get in that last paragraph? or I hope you'll get it in on time. Also see get in with.

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