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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theycheck into
he/she/itchecks into
present participlechecking into
past tensechecked into
past participlechecked into
  1. 1
    check into something to arrive at a hotel where you have arranged to stay and give your personal details to the person working at the reception desk

    We won’t be able to check into the hotel until 3 o’clock.

  2. 2
    check into something to try to find out more information about a particular subject

    I’ll check into the tours and see how much they cost.

  3. 3
    to use a smartphone to show on social media that you have arrived at a place

    Facebook’s telling me I’ve checked into a restaurant I’ve never visited and wants me to review it.

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