Translation of "get" - English-Portuguese dictionary

get

verb uk /ɡet/ us /ɡet/ present participle getting, past tense and past participle got, past participle UK got, past participle US gotten

A1 to receive something

receber, ganhar
Did you get anything nice for your birthday?
Ben still hasn’t got my email.

A1 to obtain or buy something

obter, comprar
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

pegar um ônibus, trem, táxi, etc.
Shall we get a taxi to the airport?

A1 to arrive somewhere

chegar
What time do you get home from work?

A2 to go somewhere and bring back someone or something

trazer
Wait here while I get the car.
get rich, sick, wet, etc.

B1 to become rich, sick, wet, etc.

ficar rico, doente, úmido, etc.
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

ir
I saw her getting into his car.

B1 to become sick

adoecer
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.

ser pego, picado, etc. por algo
He got killed in the war.
get something done

B1 to arrange for someone to do something for you

mandar fazer algo
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.

atender
Could you get the phone?
get someone/something to do something

to make something happen, or make someone or something do something

conseguir com que alguém/algo faça algo
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

ter a chance de fazer algo, chegar a fazer algo
I never got to meet her.

to understand something

entender
He never gets any of my jokes.

(Translation of “get” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)