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Go In/Into – English Phrasal Verb Definition with Examples

How to Conjugate Go In/Into

  • Infinitive: Go In
  • Present Tense: Go In/ Goes In/Into
  • -ing Form: Going In/Into
  • Past Tense: Went In/Into
  • Past Participle: Gone In/Into
Go In/Into is a separable and non-separable phrasal verb and has 4 definitions.

Definitions of Go In/Into:

1. To enter a place, room, building, etc. usually through a door.

Examples: This place is off limits, so you can’t go in there. You have to show your ID before you can go in.

2. To explain something in detail.

Examples: I really can’t go into details as much as I want to about the project. My dad always goes into his stories about his construction days at family gatherings.

3. To devote time to something.

Examples: My brother loves to paint. In fact, a lot of his time goes into painting. During the holidays, a lot of our money goes into food and entertainment.

4. To start or enroll in school or a program.

He went into engineering after he graduated.
He’s planning to go into the medical field after he finishes school.

See our complete list of English phrasal verbs.