get into

1) PHRASAL VERB If you get into a particular kind of work or activity, you manage to become involved in it.

[V P n] He was eager to get into politics.

2) PHRASAL VERB If you get into a school, college, or university, you are accepted there as a student.

[V P n] I was working hard to get into Cambridge.

3) PHRASAL VERB If you ask what has got into someone, you mean that they are behaving very differently from the way they usually behave. [INFORMAL]

[V P n] What has got into you today? Why are you behaving like this?


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