Translation of "get" - English-Japanese 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

~を手に入れる, 買う
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

(バス、電車、タクシーなど)で行く, ~に乗る
Shall we get a taxi to the airport?

A1 to arrive somewhere

(~に)着く, 到着する
What time do you get home from work?

A2 to go somewhere and bring back someone or something

~を連れて来る, 取って来る
Wait here while I get the car.
get rich, sick, wet, etc.

B1 to become rich, sick, wet, 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

~に移動する , ~に入る
I saw her getting into his car.

B1 to become sick

(病気に)なる, (風邪を)ひく
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.

つかまる、かまれる、等(get + 過去分詞でその動詞の行為を受ける)
He got killed in the war.
get something done

B1 to arrange for someone to do something for you

(get + 目的語 + 過去分詞で)(物・人)に~する, (物・人)を~してもらう
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.

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

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

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

I never got to meet her.

to understand something

~を理解する, ~が分かる
He never gets any of my jokes.

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