get sth back Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"get sth back" in British English

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get sth back

phrasal verb with get uk   us   /ɡet/ verb (present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US usually gotten)
B1 to be given something again that you had before: He went next ​door to get his ​ball back. Don't ​lend him ​money - you'll never get it back.
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(Definition of get sth back from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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get sth back

phrasal verb with get uk   us   /ɡet/ verb (-tt-, got, got, or US gotten)
to be given something again that you had before: If you're not careful when you ​invest in some ​markets, you'll never get your ​money back.
(Definition of get sth back from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “get sth back”
in Chinese (Simplified) 取回, 拿回…
in Turkish geri almak, yeniden kavuşmak/elde etmek…
in Russian получать что-либо назад…
in Chinese (Traditional) 取回, 拿回…
in Polish odzyskać coś, dostać coś z powrotem, odebrać coś…
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