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get inside

1. To enter a particular place or thing. Once we get inside the park, which ride do you want to go on first? Turn on the heat as soon as you get inside.
2. To become closely involved with and gain intimate knowledge of a particular group, situation, or thing. Once you get inside the company, you'll have a better idea of how it really operates. A green employee like you getting inside the C-suite? Good luck.
See also: get, inside
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

get inside something

 
1. Lit. to go inside of something or some place. Get inside the house and wait for me. Get inside the car so you won't get wet.
2. Fig. to learn about the inner workings of something or some organization. I can't wait to get inside that company and see what makes it tick. Someone needs to get inside the boardroom and straighten things out.
See also: get, inside
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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