have in

have in
phrasal verb [transitive, never progressive]
Word forms "have in":
present tense I/you/we/they have in he/she/it has in present participle having in past tense had in past participle had in
1) have in or have got in
have someone in if you have someone in, they come to your house, office, factory etc to do some work there

They've got the builders in this week.

We've had the health and safety inspectors in, asking all sorts of questions.

2) have someone in
British if you have a friend or neighbour in, they come to your house and have a meal or a drink with you

We're having a few people in for drinks on Saturday.

3) have in or have got in
have something in British to have a supply of something that you regularly use in your house, for example food, drink, or fuel

Stay for lunch; we've got plenty of food in.

4) have in or have got in
have something in if a shop has something in, it is available in the shop for you to buy

We'll have some more guide books in next week.


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