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WordReference Collins English Usage © 2020
go into - get into - get on
‘go into’
When you enter a building or room, you usually say that you go into it or go in.
I went into the church.
She took him to the kitchen, switching on the light as she went in.
‘enter’
In formal English, you can also say that you enter a building or room.
Nervously he entered the classroom.
‘get into’
When you enter a car or other small vehicle, you say that you get into it or get in.
I saw him get into a taxi.
He unlocked the van, got in and drove away.
You also say that you get into a lift, a small boat, or a small plane.
‘get on’ and ‘board’
When you enter a bus, train, large plane, or ship, you say that you get on it or board it.
The bus stopped and several more people got on.
Rina boarded a train for Kyoto.
Be careful
You never say that someone ‘goes into’ or ‘enters’ any kind of vehicle.
entering with difficulty
If you enter a building or room with difficulty, you say that you get into it or get in.
Someone had got into his office and stolen some papers.
It cost $10 to get in.
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