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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!
caught up in somethingand caught up with something
deeply involved with something; participating actively or closely in something. Wallace is caught up in his work and has little time for his son, Buxton.
1. associated with someone romantically. (*Typically: be ~; get ~.) Sally is getting involved with Bill. They've been seeing a lot of each other. I hope they don't get too involved with each other.
2. having established a romantic association with something. (*Typically: be ~; get ~.) Bill is involved with Jane, and it's looking serious. Mary is very much involved with Tom.
*involved with something
established in an association with something or some organization. (*Typically: be ~; get ~; become ~.) Bill got involved with a volunteer organization. Mary is very much involved with her club activities.
See also: involved
(get) caught up in something
to become completely involved in something You get caught up in the excitement of the moment and don't think a lot about what happens next.
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.