getverbuk /ɡet/ us /ɡet/ present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US usually gotten
get verb (OBTAIN)
When did you get the news about Sam? 你是甚麼時候得到關於山姆的消息？
If you get a moment (= have time available), could you help me fill in that form? 你要是有時間的話，能不能幫我填那張表？
Let me go get my glasses.
get verb (REACH)
- We enjoyed wonderful views when we got to the top of the mountain.
- He was exhausted by the time he got to the finish line.
- Your bags will be waiting for you when you get to the hotel.
- The aid was getting to the people who needed it most.
- She's been trying hard, but she doesn't feel that she's getting anywhere.
get verb (BECOME ILL WITH)
get verb (START TO BE)
Your coffee's getting cold. 你的咖啡要涼掉了。
After a while you get used to all the noise. 過一會兒你就會習慣這些噪音了。
get going/moving C2 informal
- He got fed up with all the travelling he had to do.
- The trouble with this carpet is that it gets dirty very easily.
- Your essay gets a bit confused halfway through when you introduce too many ideas at once.
- The music just gets distorted when you play it so loud.
- It was getting dark now and we were tired.
get verb (CAUSE)
Why don't you get Nicole to come to the party? 你為甚麼不勸妮高一起來參加聚會？
- These arguments always get my adrenalin going.
- I've been running round in circles trying to get all the reports finished before the meeting.
- Can you get this cork to come out of the bottle?
- "Do you think you could get this parcel mailed for me, please?" "Consider it done."
- The law has criminalized prostitution but not got rid of it.
get verb (BE)
（有時代替 be 構成被動形式）變成，變得，被
get verb (MOVE)
- Journalists had insisted on getting to the front line of the battle, heedless of the risks.
- Security did not prevent an interloper from getting onto the stage at the opening ceremony.
- You get into the building through a side door.
- I tried to get in the cinema last night but it was full.
- They got into the car and zoomed off.
get verb (TRAVEL)
get verb (DEAL WITH)
get verb (HAVE CHANCE)
get verb (UNDERSTAND/HEAR)
I told that joke to Sophia, but she didn't get it. 我跟蘇菲亞講了那個笑話，可她沒有聽懂。
get verb (PREPARE)
- I thought I could score some brownie points with my mother-in-law by offering to get dinner.
- I'll do the main course, if you get the salad.
- She was already up getting breakfast when I came downstairs.
- I'll cook this evening, you got dinner last night.
- He just sat in front of the TV while I was getting the dinner.
get verb (PAY)
get verb (CONFUSE)