from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To move into an object, such that one ends up inside it.
  • v. To reach into an object.
  • v. To become involved in a discussion or issue.
  • v. To enter an unfavourable state.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. to come or go into
  • v. get involved in or with
  • v. secure a place in a college, university, etc.
  • v. familiarize oneself thoroughly with
  • v. put clothing on one's body


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  • I dont know where the golf course is, exactly, he admitted, but if you go back and take that left, youll get into the center of Montorfano, and I know youll be close.

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  • Future-oriented high school students are less likely to take bike risks, skateboard risks, or car risks; to race cars, drive drunk, or use alcohol; to engage in unsafe sex or get into physical fights.

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  • I make myself some breakfast and then head off to work about five-forty-five A.M. and get into the office about six.

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  • I think of it as a temporary stopjust until I get into camp somewhere and show a team what I can do.


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  • Gandham Chandrudu's story, who secured the 198th rank to get into IAS, is a classic example of how dreams can turn into reality with hard work and patience.

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  • Re the K-Rogers battle, wants me to get into it and try to work it out.

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  • There must have been additional information about how to get into the Ark that Arvadi had concealed from Ulric.

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