get involved

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get involved (in or with someone or something)

1. To establish an association, typically work related, with something or some organization. Johnny's getting involved with a non-profit health clinic during his summer vacation. I've gotten involved in campaigns for a number of political candidates over the years.
2. To become embroiled in some event, situation, or predicament. I make it a point never to get involved in other people's personal affairs.
3. To become emotionally, romantically, or sexually associated with someone. I got involved with Georgina over two years ago, and we both couldn't be happier! You should never get involved with a co-worker or colleague—it can only lead to trouble.
4. To become embroiled in the actions, plans, or developments of another person. Your stupid schemes are going to cost me everything I have; I should never have gotten involved with you!
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get involved

Become associated, especially in an emotional or sexual way. For example, He joined the company last year but never really got involved in the work, or It's been two years since Tom got involved with Jean.
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Well, I'd love to get involved with the food pantry (for instance) but I wouldn't know where to start" is a familiar type of thought I've heard.
Young people can get involved with technology and interact with it in ways thatweren't imaginable just a few years ago," he said.
We wanted it to be simple for (community members) to get involved with their community.
I feel very strongly that young blacks should get involved with civic organizations," says Bryce.
The companies and organizations who get involved with Mascot Town USA will be able to bring fun with positive messages to the community as well as cultivate their own corporate image by doing a good thing.