get

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈgɛt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/gɛt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(get)


Inflections of 'get' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
gets
v 3rd person singular
got
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
getting
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
got
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (US & UK)
gotten
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (Mainly US)
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get

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. can I get a [coffee, latte]?
  2. get [coffee, dinner, ice cream]
  3. can I get you [anything, a drink]?
  4. get a (new) [car, job]
  5. get to [work, studying, thinking]
  6. get down to [work]
  7. get to know him
  8. get to [see, visit, go]
  9. get in [touch, contact] (with)
  10. get back [home, to work]
  11. get (him) into trouble
  12. get carried away (with)
  13. get [sick, drunk, tired, ready]
  14. get [fired, arrested, in trouble]
  15. I'm getting (so) tired of
  16. it's getting [cold, hot]
  17. don't get [angry, upset, excited]
  18. getting [frustrated, anxious]
  19. getting fed up with [doing, this]
  20. get up [in the morning, at 7]
  21. get [on, off] the [bus, plane, train]
  22. get [in, out of] the [car, helicopter]
  23. get out of here
  24. get going
  25. get away with [murder, cheating, the crime, it]
  26. get away from [the city, daily routine, work]
  27. get the [day, week, month] off (of work)
  28. get through the [day, exam, interview]
  29. get over [her, the relationship, the failure]
  30. get around by [train, car, foot]
  31. get a [haircut, manicure]
  32. get [help, assistance]
  33. get the [idea, blues]
  34. get rid of [junk, old clothes, the trash]
  35. see what you got [on the exam, for your birthday]
  36. get a [message, meaning] across
  37. get it [right, done, all wrong]
  38. I don't get [it, why]
  39. [the boss, she] is really getting at [me, the workers]
  40. it's (really) getting to me
  41. he's getting on my nerves
  42. get [along, on] with
  43. [don't, don't really, hardly] get along
  44. (doesn't) get along with [her mother-in-law, coworkers, them]
  45. slang, UK: get [stuffed, bent]!
  46. slang, UK: she got off with him
  47. get by on [$100 a week]
  48. get by in [French]
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