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English verb: get in

1. get in (motion) to come or go into

SamplesThe boat entered an area of shallow marshes.

Synonymscome in, enter, get into, go in, go into, move into

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Narrower (hyponym)board, call at, dock, encroach upon, file in, get on, intrude, intrude on, invade, irrupt, obtrude upon, out in, penetrate, perforate, pop in, re-enter, take the field, take water, turn in, walk in

Antonymsexit, get out, go out, leave

2. get in (social) succeed in a big way; get to the top

SamplesAfter he published his book, he had arrived.
I don't know whether I can make it in science!.
You will go far, my boy!.

Synonymsarrive, go far, make it

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)bring home the bacon, come through, deliver the goods, succeed, win

3. get in (possession) secure a place in a college, university, etc.

Synonymsget into

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)obtain

4. get in (motion) of trains; move into (a station)

SamplesThe bullet train drew into Tokyo Station.

Synonymsdraw in, move in, pull in

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)arrive, come, get

Verb groupclose in, draw in

Antonymspull out, get out

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