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get in trouble vs. get into trouble #1 (permalink) Sun Feb 26, 2012 9:35 am   get in trouble vs. get into trouble
 

Hi, is there a difference between 'get in trouble' and 'get into trouble'?

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get in trouble vs. get into trouble #2 (permalink) Sun Feb 26, 2012 10:50 am   get in trouble vs. get into trouble
 

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Morning Torsten,

I would only use 'get into trouble'. 'In trouble' to me describes the state someone is in: Charlie always seems to say or do something that upsets people. In fact he's always in trouble.

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get in trouble vs. get into trouble #3 (permalink) Sun Feb 26, 2012 10:54 am   get in trouble vs. get into trouble
 

Hi Alan, many thanks for your quick response.

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