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phrasal verb [intransitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theygo in
he/she/itgoes in
present participlegoing in
past tensewent in
past participlegone in
  1. 1
    mainly British when the sun or moon goes in, clouds move in front of it
  2. 3
    if people such as police officers or soldiers go in, they enter a place in order to take some sort of action

    Our unit will be going in first.

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to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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