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    "Get in!"

    I frequent my favourite football team's forum and whenever the team scores a goal, members start 'shouting' "Get in!". Huh? What does that mean exactly? Get in where?

    Thanks for clarifying this.

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    Re: "Get in!"

    Not a teacher.


    I know that "get in" may mean as to become successful in doing something.

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    Re: "Get in!"



    I'm not a teacher.

    Hi Stefan_car,

    Here is a link which should help you to make the proper choice quite alone. (Predpolagam tova e nesto kato nasheto “Izjash go!” ili “svij my sarmite!”)

    get in: Information from Answers.com

    Regards,

    V.

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    Re: "Get in!"

    'Get in' and 'Go on' can be used as ways of expressing approval of what has just happened- you'll hear it shoputed in pubs where people are watching football. I've heard it in London but am really not sure whether it's used elsewhere.

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    Re: "Get in!"

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    'Get in' and 'Go on' can be used as ways of expressing approval of what has just happened- you'll hear it shoputed in pubs where people are watching football. I've heard it in London but am really not sure whether it's used elsewhere.

    It's addressed (metaphorically) to the ball - a bit like the way golfing spectators say 'Get in the hole'. But whereas that is an expression of hope, the footballing version is an expression of success (expected with certainty).

    By extension, it can be used outside the footballing context - as an expression of triumph. I recently heard a comic say 'Get in there', with a jab of his clenched fist (like a tennis player) when he got a round of applause after a witty interjection.

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    Re: "Get in!"

    Thanks.
    Last edited by stefan_kar; 23-May-2009 at 15:58.

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