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English definition of “get”

get

verb [always + adv/prep] (MOVE)   /ɡet/ (present participle getting, past participle gotten  /ˈɡɑt·ən/ or got  /ɡɑt/)
to move in a particular direction: [I] Get away from that wet paint! [I] He got down on his hands and knees to look for his contact lens. [T] Her throat was so sore that she had trouble getting the medicine down (= swallowing it). [I] I hit my head as I was getting into the car. [M] Momma said we have to get these wet clothes off (= remove them). [T] Get your feet off the couch (= move them off it). To get off a road when you are driving means to turn onto another road: [I] Get off the expressway at exit 43. To get off a train, bus, or aircraft is to leave it: [I] Get off at Union Station.
(Definition of get verb (MOVE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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