Definition of get in with in English:

get in with

phrasal verb

  • Become friendly with (someone), especially in order to gain an advantage.

    ‘I hope he doesn't get in with the wrong crowd’
    • ‘‘I got in with a crowd of great people and acquired a taste for champagne, clubs and restaurants,’ she says of her time in London.’
    • ‘He was more than a little annoyed at Matt for destroying his chances of getting in with what was obviously the ‘in’ crowd.’
    • ‘But it wasn't long before she got in with the wrong crowd, keen to ingratiate herself with her peers, and befriended the bullies themselves.’
    • ‘She told how Donna had been a ‘lovely girl’ but then got in with a bad crowd.’
    • ‘When he was about 15, he got in with a new group of friends and after many arguments decided to leave home.’
    • ‘He got in with the wrong group at senior school and they introduced him to drink.’
    • ‘I got in with people that were a lot older than me, and were into alcohol and drugs.’
    • ‘I got in with a runaway crowd, and they took care of me.’
    • ‘The guys he got in with were not your usual drug ridden thieves they were professional hard men, they carried guns.’
    • ‘People always say if you get in with the Scottish people, they'll be fiercely committed to you, and we really saw that, it was a very special vibe.’
    worm one's way into, work one's way into, ingratiate oneself with, curry favour with
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