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Translation of "get" - English-Portuguese dictionary

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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