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English definition of “get”


verb [T] (OBTAIN)   /ɡet/ (present participle getting, past participle gotten  /ˈɡɑt·ən/ or got  /ɡɑt/)
to take something into your possession , or have something happen that you accept or receive : He climbed over the fence to get his ball back. Monique raised her hand to get the teacher’s attention . Can I get you a drink ? Dad keeps telling me to get a job . What did you get on the test (= What mark did you receive )? I think she gets (= earns ) about $10 an hour . We don’t get much snow in this part of the country (= It does not often snow ). To get something often means to buy or pay for it: He went to the store to get milk .
(Definition of get verb (OBTAIN) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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