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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.
See also: check

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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I couldn't deal with that and the heat in Mauritius so I checked myself into hospital for four days.
On Sunday 'I checked myself into rehab for depression and suicidal urges.
I checked myself into the Betty Ford Clinic after my nose started to hurt.
I have to admit I actually checked myself into hospital - I thought I was having a heart attack.
I nearly checked myself into the Priory but I snapped out of it.
I moved to Maul, Hawaii, in July 1980 and continued to drink burgundy and take meprobamate until 1983, when I checked myself into Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, Calif.
I moved to Maui, Hawaii, in July 1980 and continued to drink burgundy and take meprobamate until 1983, when I checked myself into Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, Calif.
was so low the week I checked myself into rehab in LA.
Let me state for the record I have not checked myself into any rehabilitation centre in Aspen.
I only live half an hour away, but I checked myself into a hotel the night before the match because I wanted to do everything the same as I would if I was away from home,' he said.
I made up my mind and checked myself into the university's emergency room.
I was feeling a bit peaky, so I checked myself into the London Clinic.