get in

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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to enter)
a. meterse a
For heaven's sake, it's two in the morning. Get in the house now!Por Dios, son las dos de la madrugada. ¡Ya métete a la casa!
b. entrar en
When you get in the house, you'll see the living room on your right.Cuando entres en la casa, verás la sala a la derecha.
c. subir a
She was seen getting in a red car.La vieron subir a un automóvil rojo.
2. (to obtain)
a. recoger (crops)
I want to get all the pumpkins in before the first frost.Quiero recoger todas las calabazas antes de la primera escarcha.
b. traer (supplies)
Will you get more bread in this afternoon? We're all out.¿Traes más pan esta tarde? Ya no queda nada.
3. (to plant)
a. plantar
It's important to get your peas in in the early spring months.Es importante plantar los guisantes durante los primeros meses de la primavera.
4. (to place inside)
a. meter
Once you get the dirty laundry in, let's make lunch.Una vez que metas la ropa sucia, vamos a preparar el almuerzo.
5. (to submit)
a. entregar
If you don't get the paper in on time, the professor won't accept it.Si no entregas el ensayo a tiempo, el profesor no lo aceptará.
6. (to call)
a. llamar a
The fuse keeps blowing. We'll have to get an electrician in here.Los fusibles siguen fundiéndose. Tendremos que llamar a un electricista.
7. (to insert)
a. lograr dar (blow)
I got beat up pretty bad, but I got a few punches in.Me dio una paliza, pero logré darle un par de golpes.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Can I interrupt for a moment? There's one comment I'd like to get in.¿Puedo interrumpir por un segundo? Hay un comentario que me gustaría hacer.
He was going on and on, and I couldn't get a word in.Se enrollaba como una persiana, y no pude decir ni una palabra.
8. (to enter without being desired)
a. meterse en
I got sand in my shoe.Se me metió arena en el zapato.
b. entrar en
If you don't wear safety goggles, you're going to get dust in your eyes.Si no usas gafas de seguridad, te va entrar polvo en los ojos.
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
9. (to enter)
a. meterse
Get in! We still have to go pick up your brother before we drive to the airport.¡Métete! Todavía tenemos que buscar a tu hermano antes de ir al aeropuerto.
b. subirse (in a vehicle)
Get in, buddy! My taxi's the fastest in town.¡Súbete, amigo! Mi taxi es el más rápido de la ciudad.
10. (to arrive)
a. llegar
My flight gets in at 10 pm, but I have to go through customs.El vuelo llega a las 10 pm, pero tengo que pasar por la aduana.
b. llegar a casa
I got in late last night, so I'm still pretty tired.Llegué a casa tarde anoche, así que todavía estoy bastante cansado.
11. (to be accepted)
a. salir elegido (political office)
I believe in my candidate, but my friends don't think he'll get in.Yo creo en mi candidato, pero mis amigos no creen que saldrá elegido.
b. ser admitido (organization)
Once you put in an application for the tennis club you have to wait a year to get in.Una vez entregues la solicitud para el club de tenis, tienes que esperar un año para ser admitido.
c. entrar (education)
Students who don't get in will be placed on a waiting list.Los estudiantes que no entren serán puestos en una lista de espera.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
12. (to enter without being desired)
a. meterse
Why is there a bucket in the boat? - Just in case water gets in and we need to bail it out.¿Por qué hay una cubeta en el bote? - En caso de que se meta agua y tengamos que sacarla.
b. entrar
The vacuum must be maintained. If any air gets in, the experiment will be ruined.Hay que mantener el sellado. Si entra aire, arruinará el experimento.
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get in
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (bring inside; washing)
a. meter
2. (harvest)
a. recoger
I couldn't g a word inno pude meter baza
3. (stock up with; food, coal)
a. hacer acopio de
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (arrive; train, person)
a. llegar
5. (be elected)
a. salir elegido(a), ganar las elecciones
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get in
transitive verb
1 (bring in) [+person, animal] hacer entrar; [+harvest] recoger; [+supplies] traer
can you get the boys in {from the garden} - lunch is ready
I'll get some beer in for the weekend compraré cerveza para el fin de semana
to get supplies in they are constantly thinking of ways to get more customers in to get the animals in for the night I ran out to get the washing in before the rain soaked it
2 (hand over) entregar; (post in) mandar
did you get your essay in on time? ¿entregaste tu trabajo a tiempo?; you must get your entries in by 5 May deben mandar sus inscripciones antes del 5 de mayo
3 (plant) [+bulbs etc] plantar
4 (summon) [+expert etc] llamar a
5 (insert) [+object, comment] meter; [+blow] lograr dar
can you get another one in the back?
I can't get any more in no cabe nada más
are you sure you can't get any more in?
he got in a reference to his new book logró mencionar su nuevo libro; he managed to get in a game of golf consiguió meter un partido de golf; it was hard to get a word in era muy difícil meter baza; when I could get a word in I asked how they had found out cuando pude meter palabra les pregunté cómo se habían enterado
6 (sneak in) [+arms, drugs] meter; pasar; [+visitor] colar (informal)
I can get you in as a visitor puedo colarte como visitante (informal)
they're having a press conference this afternoon - can you get me in? they planned how they were going to get the guns/drugs in
1 (enter) entrar; meterse
how did that dog get in here? ¿cómo ha entrado or se ha metido ese perro aquí?; the rain gets in through the roof la lluvia entra or se mete por el tejado
2 (arrive) [+train, bus, plane] llegar; (reach home) [+person] llegar (a casa)
what time did you get in last night? ¿a qué hora llegaste (a casa) anoche?; I got in from Miami at 6 am llegué de Miami a las 6 de la mañana
3 (be admitted) (to club) ser admitido; (Pol) (be elected) ser elegido
to get in [with] sb
4 (intervene)
you'll have to get in there quick or you'll miss your chance no se retrase o perderá su oportunidad; he tried to say something but I got in first intentó decir algo pero yo me adelanté
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