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    Would both options be correct?

    Get in the car!
    Get into the car!

    In my opinion I think the latter is correct but I've seen many times the former one , especially in a song.
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    Both are fine.

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    Default Re: in/into

    What about the rule regarding which 'into' is used with verbs of movement and 'in' only with places? Why in the above example can be used both?

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    Default Re: in/into

    Quote Originally Posted by allthewayanime View Post
    What about the rule regarding which 'into' is used with verbs of movement and 'in' only with places?
    I know of no rule that says this.
    Why in the above example can both be used both?
    Because 'in' is sometimes used with a directional sense.
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