Translation of "get" - English-Korean 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

얻다, 사다
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

(교통수단)-을 타고 가다
Shall we get a taxi to the airport?

A1 to arrive somewhere

-에 도착하다
What time do you get home from work?

A2 to go somewhere and bring back someone or something

(사물)을 가져오다, (사람)을 데려오다
Wait here while I get the car.
get rich, sick, wet, etc.

B1 to become rich, sick, wet, etc.

-가 되다
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

I saw her getting into his car.

B1 to become sick

병에 걸리다
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.

He got killed in the war.
get something done

B1 to arrange for someone to do something for you

-을 처리하다, -을 마치다
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.

전화를 받다, 문에 나가보다
Could you get the phone?
get someone/something to do something

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

-가 일어나게 하다
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

-할 기회가 있다
I never got to meet her.

to understand something

He never gets any of my jokes.

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