“Get in”: phrasal verb meaning.
- Get in
- Enter a place. You can “get in” your car for example. You often use “get in” when the place you enter is small or uncomfortable so it’s difficult to “get in”. You can also use “get in” if you want someone to enter but he/she doesn’t want to (like in the example above).
Other examples of “get in” phrasal verb in a sentence
- Get in this room and stop complaining!
- Jack! Get in the car!
- I don’t know how the robber got in. Maybe someone gave him the key.
“Get in”: use in context explanation
The woman is learning how to perform magic tricks. She feels she is already quite good at it so she wants to try the trick where a person is closed in a box and the magician throws knives at the box without hurting the person inside. She wants her husband to get in the box but he is terrified. He doesn’t want to get in, he is scared she’s going to hurt him. The woman assures her husband that she knows what she’s doing and he should just get in.