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Arabic 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
يَسْتَلِم
Did you get anything nice for your birthday? Ben still hasn’t got my email.
A1 to obtain or buy something
يَحْصُل عَلى / يَنال
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
يَأخُذ باصا، قِطارا، تاكسيا، إلخ
Shall we get a taxi to the airport?
A1 to arrive somewhere
يَصِل
What time do you get home from work?
A2 to go somewhere and bring back someone or something
يَجْلُب / يُحْضِر
Wait here while I get the car.
get rich, sick, wet, etc. B1 to become rich, sick, wet, etc.
يُصْبِح (مَريضًا / غَنِيًا / مُبَلَّلا … إلخ)
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
يَدخُل في السيّارة
I saw her getting into his car.
B1 to become sick
يُصاب (بِمَرَض ما)
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.
تَمّ القَبض عَليه، عضّه، إلخ
He got killed in the war.
get something done B1 to arrange for someone to do something for you
فِعل يُستَخدَم مَعَ التصريف الثالِث لبَعض الأفعال للدِلالة على فِعل شَيء ما، أو الطَلب من شخص ما القيام بعَمل شَيء ما
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.
يَرُدّ عَلى
Could you get the phone?
get someone/something to do something to make something happen, or make someone or something do something
يَجعَل شَخصا ما / شَيئا ما يَعمَل
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
لَديه فُرصة لـِ
I never got to meet her.
to understand something
يَفْهَم / يَسْتَوْعِب
He never gets any of my jokes.
(Definition of get from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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