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I am unable to understand what does the following sentence mean:

I will do something when I get in.

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closed as general reference by tchrist, Andrew Leach, Lunivore, Robusto, Kristina Lopez Jan 25 '13 at 18:37

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I'm not sure of your context, but when I hear someone say that, it usually means when I get in to the office. It is just shortened. –  JLG Jan 25 '13 at 15:16
What do you don't understand about the sentence? –  Mohit Jan 25 '13 at 15:16
Dictionary -- in addition to arrive at a destination it can mean arrive (at home) (at the office) –  Andrew Leach Jan 25 '13 at 15:17
@AndrewLeach - Or may be he is just waiting outside the gates for the doorman to let him in, and then he will do "something"! –  Mohit Jan 25 '13 at 15:18
@Warlock, please consider visiting the new English Language Learner's site. It's just gone into beta and a question like this would be a good fit. –  Lunivore Jan 25 '13 at 16:09

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To Arrive

For example,

"I will run the tests when I get in" -> "I will run the tests when I arrive at the office".

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