get involved

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 nonprofit 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!
See also: get, involved, someone

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.
See also: get, involved
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Tesla (TSLA) CEO Elon Musk said bitcoin (BTC) is "interesting" and may be a valuable way to transfer money, but the company is not looking to get involved in cryptocurrency, CNBC's Kate Rooney reports, citing a podcast.
Participating in political conventions is one way to get involved, and each party has lower-level conventions that build up to their state conventions.
"These role models, and others like them, help to encourage others to get involved in any number of sports.
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"The Prime Minister, for example, I think he should get involved but I think he should debate.
"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.
Visit www.thepatter.org or contact us on truthaboutyouth@youngscot.org or call the Young Scot InfoLine on 0808 801 0338 to find out how you can get involved.
MORE adults than ever have been inspired to get involved in scouting in Coventry, according to new figures.
"We are always looking for volunteers and it is very easy to get involved.
Middlesbrough cadet unit co-ordinator PC Nikki Bell said: "The cadets really love getting involved in community work, and it was actually their suggestion to get involved in crime prevention work at Christmas, as they all felt that crime hits people particularly hard at this time of the year.
Democracy succeeds because people get involved like this; and we want everyone who gets involved to know the rules they need to follow.
Then the US started to get involved. The reality is it threatened the men."
"California deserves a governor who will not play politics with our lives and is committed to equality under the law." Get involved: EQCA.org
As a self-confessed woman with a "tendency to get involved in a lot of things," Stevenson says life can get a bit "trying, sometimes." With her parents nearby now, she's greatly appreciative of how very supportive her family is.
b) You confront the chicks on the spot, saying, "Sara's my friend, and you need to quit dissing her now." c) You pretend you didn't hear, so you don't have to get involved.