Idiom:  get in


Idiom:  get in

  1. to arrive somewhere
  2. to gain admission to something (e.g., place, academic institution, club, organization)
  3. to use someone's influence to gain admission to something

Example sentences

  • I’d like to take the train that gets in at 3: 50 PM on Wednesday.
  • The director will be getting in at 4:00 PM so make sure the report is finished by then. 
  • What time does your bus get in?
  • The red eye gets in New York at 7:30 am and I'll head to work straight from the airport.
  • When I saw the thick envelopes from Yale and Harvard I started screaming because I knew I must have gotten in.
  • I was so excited to get in Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority but now I hate it.
  • We stood in line for three hours last night but still didn't get in the club. I guess we weren't pretty enough because lots of other girls who were standing behind us were able to get in.
  • My son is moving to Washington, DC next month and they want to join Congressional Country Club. Do you think you could help them get in?
  • The only way you're going to get in is if a current member puts your name on the VIP list.


  • set foot in
  • gain admission

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