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get inside

1. To enter a particular place or thing. Once we get inside the park, which ride do you want to go on first? Turn on the heat as soon as you get inside.
2. To become closely involved with and gain intimate knowledge of a particular group, situation, or thing. Once you get inside the company, you'll have a better idea of how it really operates. A green employee like you getting inside the C-suite? Good luck.
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get inside something

 
1. Lit. to go inside of something or some place. Get inside the house and wait for me. Get inside the car so you won't get wet.
2. Fig. to learn about the inner workings of something or some organization. I can't wait to get inside that company and see what makes it tick. Someone needs to get inside the boardroom and straighten things out.
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However, 150 people still attempt to get inside the Parliament and are taking away the national flags.
To get inside the lining cells on their way to the rest of the body, CVBs need to attach to a cell-surface receptor that's buried within the tight junction.
1 -- 2) Thomas Gibson, left, and Mandy Patinkin try to get inside the heads of serial killers in ``Criminal Minds'' on CBS, and Johnny Messner, right, stars as a detective chasing down the dregs of society in Fox's ``Killer Instinct.
Getting inside a pair of hot pants was like trying to get inside Fort Knox.
We rely on them to get inside the gangsters' minds.
Most conspicuously, Tua was unable to get inside on the taller Lewis.
Every time the American tried to get inside, he was either hit or tied up.