Translation of "get" - English-Arabic dictionary


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

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

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.

(Translation of “get” from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)