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get into (1)

This page is about the phrasal verb get into (1)

Meaning: If you get into something like a university, a team, a club, etc., you have succeeded in joining it.

For example:

  • get into sth Did you hear about Mandy getting into Oxford University?

  • get into David Beckham got into the English team over 100 times.

Nouns often used as objects with get into (1): school, university, course, program, army, navy, team, squad, club, government, parliament, council

Quick Quiz:

Neil got into Cambridge University by

a. bribing an official

b. hiding in a delivery van

c. studying very hard

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