Phrasal Verbsphrasal verbjump to other results
get intophrasal verb
- 1to put on a piece of clothing, especially with difficulty I can't get into these shoes—they're too small.
- 2to start a career in a particular profession What's the best way to get into journalism?
- 3 to become involved in something; to start something I got into conversation with an Italian student. to get into a fight Are you sure you know what you're getting into?
- 4to develop a particular habit Don't let yourself get into bad habits. You should get into the routine of saving the document you are working on every ten minutes. How did she get into (= start taking) drugs?
- 5(informal) to become interested in something I'm really getting into jazz these days.
- 6 to become familiar with something; to learn something I haven't really gotten into my new job yet.
get into something
to reach a particular state or condition; to make someone reach a particular state or condition He got into trouble with the police while he was still at school. Three people were rescued from a yacht that got into difficulties. She got herself into a real state (= became very anxious) before the interview.jump to other results