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get out

phrasal verb with get uk   us   /ɡet/ verb (present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US usually gotten)

(LEAVE)

B1 to leave a closed vehicle, building, etc.: I'll get out when you stop at the traffic lights.
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(VISIT PLACES)

C1 to go out to different places, spend time with people, and enjoy yourself: We don't get out much since we had the children.

(BECOME KNOWN)

If news or information gets out, people hear about it although someone is trying to keep it secret: I don't want it to get out that I'm leaving before I've had a chance to tell Anthony.
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