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Korean translation of “get”

get

verb
 
/ɡet/ (present participle getting, past tense and past participle got, past participle UK got, past participle US gotten)
A1 to receive something
받다
Did you get anything nice for your birthday? Ben still hasn’t got my email.
A1 to obtain or buy something
얻다, 사다
Where did you get your shoes? I got you a ticket.
get a bus, train, taxi, etc. A1 to travel somewhere in a bus, train, or other vehicle
(교통수단)-을 타고 가다
Shall we get a taxi to the airport?
A1 to arrive somewhere
-에 도착하다
What time do you get home from work?
A2 to go somewhere and bring back someone or something
(사물)을 가져오다, (사람)을 데려오다
Wait here while I get the car.
get rich, sick, wet, etc. B1 to become rich, sick, wet, etc.
-가 되다
Hurry up – your breakfast is getting cold. It’s getting late – we should go.
B1 to move to a different place or into a different position
이동하다
I saw her getting into his car.
B1 to become sick
병에 걸리다
I feel like I’m getting a cold. You can get malaria from mosquitoes.
get caught, bitten, etc. B1 If you get caught, bitten, etc., someone or something catches you, bites you, etc.
물리다
He got killed in the war.
get something done B1 to arrange for someone to do something for you
-을 처리하다, -을 마치다
Could you get the kids dressed? I need to get my hair cut.
B1 to deal with or answer a ringing phone, a knock on the door, etc.
전화를 받다, 문에 나가보다
Could you get the phone?
get someone/something to do something to make something happen, or make someone or something do something
-가 일어나게 하다
I can’t get my computer to work! I got my dad to pick me up from the station.
get to do something to have the chance to do something
-할 기회가 있다
I never got to meet her.
to understand something
이해하다
He never gets any of my jokes.
(Definition of get from the Cambridge English-Korean Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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