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get sth down

verb uk phrasal verb with get   /ɡet/ ( present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US usually gotten) us  
to write something, especially something that someone has said: I didn't manage to get down that last bit she said, about the meeting.
Translations of “get sth down”
in Chinese (Traditional) 記錄,寫下,記下(尤指口述的內容)…
in Russian записывать…
in Turkish not almak, yazmak, not tutmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 记录,写下,记下(尤指口授的内容)…
in Polish zapisywać coś…
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