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check into

1. To officially confirm one's arrival at a certain place where one is expected, such as a hotel. I'll check into the hotel and get our room key. Where do we check into the conference?
2. To voluntarily seek medical care at the hospital (as opposed to being rushed there by ambulance). In this usage, a reflexive pronoun is used between "check" and "into." I'm glad I checked myself into the hospital because the pain turned out to be appendicitis!
3. To officially record someone's or something's arrival at a certain place. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "check" and "into." Sir, I can check you into the hotel over here. Can you check these books into the system?
4. To investigate something. Please check into these discrepancies in the budget, and let me know what you find out.
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check into

1. Investigate something, as in I don't know when they open but I'll check into it. Also see check out.
2. Register one's arrival at, as in She was about to check into the hospital. Also see check in, def. 1.
See also: check

check into

v.
1. To investigate something; look into something: I checked into the rumor that the band was going on tour, and the rumor turned out to be false.
2. To register and gain admittance to one's room upon arrival at a hotel or other place of lodging: When I arrived in New York, I checked into the hotel and went straight to bed.
See also: check
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Even with these measures, things get out of hand, and when her mother leaves suddenly (to check herself into rehab), Auntie Amara comes to stay with Sophie.
The troubled actress has to check herself into a rehab place by next Thursday or will have to appear in Los Angeles Superior Court with her lawyer Mark Heller.
The actress, who is expected to check herself into rehab after being freed from jail late on Friday for failing a court-ordered drug test, was caught by paparazzi.
A source told Star magazine: "Kevin has tried to convince Britney to check herself into rehab from every possible angle.
WORRIED pals of supermodel Sophie Anderton are urging her to get help and check herself into The Priory clinic as she slips back into her old, wild partying habits.
After three days with no relief, Thomas saw a doctor who told her to immediately check herself into an emergency room.
She told the Old Bailey pain under her rib cage had led her to check herself into the casualty department of St Peter's Hospital on January 12 last year.
David Warren wrote a very worthy review in the November, 1995, Saturday Night pointing out, for example, that when Hitchens reported with would-be irony that Mother Teresa did not check herself into her own Home for the Dying when she had her heart attack, he omitted to report that she was not in Calcutta, India, at the time, but in Tijuana, Mexico).
GIRL, INTERRUPTED (15) POOR little rich girl Susannah Kaysen (Winona Ryder) was another real- life example of a Sixties tragedy Diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder, the suicidal teenager was persuaded by her well- meaning shrink and bewildered parents to check herself into a psychiatric hospital where she spent the next two years "getting her head together".