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 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!
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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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.
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.
MORE adults than ever have been inspired to get involved in scouting in Coventry, according to new figures.
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.
Knowing I was producing ``Shrek,'' they asked if I would get involved.
We had everybody get involved to create [quality] standards together," he said.
Madriani thinks that Metz's case might be drug related and since he doesn't get involved in drug cases, he hands the client back to Nick Rush.
Getting involved in this bloody conflict would mean there was no reason why we shouldn't get involved in others.
You have to get involved in their issues and get them involved in yours.
So if you want to get involved, you need to start with a realistic assessment of what line management and employees think about your financial organization.
Of the private equity firms surveyed, 58% say they would never get involved in hedge fund investing, while 26% have discussed getting involved in hedge funds, only 2% have plans to do so.
Young people can get involved with technology and interact with it in ways thatweren't imaginable just a few years ago," he said.