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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
receber, ganhar
Did you get anything nice for your birthday? Ben still hasn’t got my email.
A1 to obtain or buy something
obter, comprar
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
pegar um ônibus, trem, táxi, etc.
Shall we get a taxi to the airport?
A1 to arrive somewhere
chegar
What time do you get home from work?
A2 to go somewhere and bring back someone or something
trazer
Wait here while I get the car.
get rich, sick, wet, etc. B1 to become rich, sick, wet, etc.
ficar rico, doente, úmido, 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
ir
I saw her getting into his car.
B1 to become sick
adoecer
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.
ser pego, picado, etc. por algo
He got killed in the war.
get something done B1 to arrange for someone to do something for you
mandar fazer algo
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.
atender
Could you get the phone?
get someone/something to do something to make something happen, or make someone or something do something
conseguir com que alguém/algo faça algo
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
ter a chance de fazer algo, chegar a fazer algo
I never got to meet her.
to understand something
entender
He never gets any of my jokes.
(Definition of get from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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