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get

verb
 
/ɡet/ ( present participle getting, past tense and past participle got, past participle UK got, past participle US gotten)
A1 to receive something
ottenere, ricevere
Did you get anything nice for your birthday? Ben still hasn’t got my email.
A1 to obtain or buy something
ottenere, comprare
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
prendere l’autobus, il treno, un taxi, ecc.
Shall we get a taxi to the airport?
A1 to arrive somewhere
arrivare
What time do you get home from work?
A2 to go somewhere and bring back someone or something
andare a prendere
Wait here while I get the car.
get rich, sick, wet, etc. B1 to become rich, sick, wet, etc.
diventare ricco, malato, bagnato, ecc.
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
entrare, uscire, salire
I saw her getting into his car.
B1 to become sick
prendere, prendersi, buscarsi (malattia)
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.
essere/venire preso, essere/venire punto, ecc.
He got killed in the war.
get something done B1 to arrange for someone to do something for you
usato con il participio passato di alcuni verbi per indicare l’intenzione di fare qualcosa o far sì che qualcuno faccia qualcosa: far fare qualcosa
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.
rispondere a (telefono), aprire (porta), ecc.
Could you get the phone?
get someone/something to do something to make something happen, or make someone or something do something
far sì che qualcuno/qualcosa faccia qualcosa
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
avere l’opportunità di fare qualcosa
I never got to meet her.
to understand something
capire
He never gets any of my jokes.
(Definition of get from the Cambridge English-Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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