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English definition of “get hold of”

get hold of

UK (US get ahold of)
B2 informal to find someone or obtain something: Where can I get hold of some stamps ? How can I get ahold of Chris?Finding and discovering mainly UK to understand something: This is a very difficult concept to get hold of.Understanding and comprehending
(Definition of get hold of from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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