English Phrasal Verbs – into part 2
If you ‘check into’ a hotel, you arrive at the hotel and complete the registration process.
- I’m going straight to the meeting. I’ll check into my hotel later.
- Just give me thirty minutes to check into my hotel and I’ll be ready to go.
If you ‘check into’ some information, you verify if the information is correct.
- We need to check into his background to see if he is who he says he is.
- We need to check into these statistics to see how reliable they are.
If people ‘crowd into’ a room, many of them go into a small space.
- Can everybody crowd into this room or do we need a bigger one?
- We all crowded into this tiny room to hear her speak.
If you ‘get into’ a subject, you become interested in it or involved with it.
- I’ve been getting into yoga recently and I’ve become more relaxed.
- I got into teaching English because I wanted to visit other countries.
You can also ‘get into’ a habit of doing something.
- I’ve got into the routine of jogging every morning before I start work.
- You should get into the habit of checking your email only twice a day.
If you ‘look into’ something, you examine all the details.
- We need to look into why we are doing so badly in Japan.
- We’ll have to look into the possibility that our sales team have become unmotivated.
If a car ‘pulls into’ the side of the road, it stops.
- Pull into that rest area so that we can have a break.
- The train was pulling into the station as we got there.
If you have ‘put time/effort into ‘ something, you have spent a lot of time/effort on it.
- I’ve put a lot of effort into this project but I don’t seem to be getting anywhere.
- You’ve put a lot of work into this and I appreciate it.
To ‘put money into’ something means to invest in it.
- We need to put a lot more money into English training.
- We’ve put loads of money into research and development with very poor results.
If you ‘dig into’ something you have been saving, you use it part of it.
- We will need to dig into our reserve fund to finance this work.
- I had to dig into my savings to repair the storm damage to my house.