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enter in(to) (something)

1. To move into something. Once you enter into the parking garage, turn left.
2. To agree to something, such as a contract. It is common law that those who enter into a written agreement must adhere to the terms contained therein.
3. To sign up or enlist for something. I'm a pretty good singer, so I'm definitely entering in the talent show this year.
4. To sign someone else up for something. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "enter" and "in(to)." I'm definitely entering Sasha into the talent show this year. She may be shy, but she's a great singer.
5. To submit something into something else, such as a competition. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "enter" and "in(to)." Your short story is fantastic! You really ought to enter it in the writing competition this year. I'm entering my painting into an art contest.
6. To become a part of or factor in something. Once my uncle's shortcomings entered into the dinner conversation, I knew that a fight was inevitable. If Mom and Dad think that alcohol will enter into the equation, they definitely won't let you go to that party.
7. To join or begin to participate in something. Did you hear that Jody is entering into med school in the fall? The two countries have finally entered into treaty negotiations after two years of conflict.
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enter

(something) by something and enter (something) through something to enter something or some place by way of a certain entrance. We entered the building by the west door. You should enter through the revolving door only.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Danao said that of the seven suspects involved in the robbery at the Metrobank branch in Binondo, five actually entered the bank while the other two served as lookouts.
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While fingerprints continue to be regarded as among the most reliable and cost-effective, others, such as voice patterns, iris or retinal patterns, and visual pattern recognition--including facial, hand, and full body--have entered the field of personal identification.
The sale is expected to be financed through a debt facility to be entered into at the closing of the transaction, according to a press release from Metalico.
Your child must be up to the age of three years old to enter and must be entered into the correct category.
We have entered the variables in this manner so that the way Excel reports the results will give us a positive difference if the growth rate in Grade 6 is bigger than it was during the elementary years.
They are Exhibit A for the case that the current strife between the Muslim world and Western, post-Christian civilization is ultimately the responsibility of the West, which has provoked, exploited, and brutalized Muslims ever since the first Frankish warriors entered Jerusalem.
Your child must be up to the age of three years to enter and must be entered into the correct category.
The dancers, athletic and earthbound, often entered from behind the wall and seemed to be dangling and dancing on the precipice of this outer-space locale.
* "The main reason I entered the program was the ability to rotate within NAVSEA."
OctoPlus, a drug delivery and development company and Biolex, Inc., a protein therapeutics company, have entered into collaboration for co-development of a controlled release formulation of recombinant human alfa interferon.
This section will explain what types of data can be entered into CWIS and what tools are built into CWIS to allow for metadata addition and manipulation.