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To have attained or achieved
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To have received a particular treatment
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To have derived from
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“I would like to get a new laptop as my current one is starting to break down.”
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To have understood or accepted the validity of
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To have used as a route or means of transport
“We can either get a bus or a taxi to reach our destination.”
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To have found unexpectedly or during a search
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“She spoke in a hushed voice, and I could barely get what she was saying.”
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To have been persuaded based on available information
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To have understood based on given information
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“He started speaking incoherently, and I did not get what he was trying to say.”
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To have designed or planned an approach for a given task or project
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Past tense for to reach a specified state or condition
“The food will get stale if you leave it out in the open for too long.”
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Past tense for to catch or apprehend someone
“The authorities would finally get their man after months of investigative work.”
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Past tense for to catch a disease or illness
“You can get a cold or flu if you are in close contact with someone who is carrying the virus.”
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Past tense for to go somewhere, typically with some degree of difficulty
“Let's get dressed now so we can get there early for a change.”
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Past tense for to begin doing something
“We need to get working if we do not want to miss our deadline.”
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Past tense for to induce someone to do something
“We need to come up with a plan to get the kids to eat their vegetables.”
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Past tense for to have an opportunity, or an intention, to arrive at a specified outcome
“After months of planning, I would finally get to travel to South America.”
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Past tense for to seek retribution
“He's coming to get me because I inadvertently insulted his pet cat.”
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(informal, usually used in simple past form "got") Past tense for to baffle someone, typically in a discussion or debate
“The professor would get his interviewer by pointing out that her questions were actually an exercise in self-projection.”
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(usually used in third person form "gets") Past tense for to annoy or irritate
“People who walk slowly in front of me really get me.”
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(usually used in third person form "gets") Past tense for to confound or perplex someone
“Her strange behavior would get me.”
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Past tense for to acquire complete knowledge or skill in
“Russian is such a hard language to learn. It took me ten years to finally get it.”
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Past tense for to pick up or fetch something
“Could you get your brother from the train station later today?”
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Past tense for to make contact with, typically by telephone
“William, could you get Harry and ask if he and Meghan will be free this weekend for a cup of tea?”
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Past tense for to be victorious, typically as revenge for a previous defeat
“We may have lost, but this playoff series isn't over. We will get them in the next match.”
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Past tense for to move into a desired direction of discourse
“Everyone here is missing the point I am trying to get at.”
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Past tense for to kill or execute
“The mob will come to get you if you ever cross them.”
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Past tense for to prepare, or arrange for, a meal
“It's now time to get dinner.”
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Past tense for to engender offspring
“John would get four daughters.”
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Past tense for to trick successfully
“Just lie to our boss and call in sick. It tends to get him all the time.”
Adjective
(also used as simple past tense under some contexts) Showing bewilderment
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