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Definizione monolingua e traduzione get

Inglese grammatica



get (third-person singular simple present gets, present participle getting, simple past got, past participle (chiefly British) got, (North American or British archaic) gotten)

  1. (transitive) To obtain; to acquire
    Im going to get a computer tomorrow from the discount store.
  2. (transitive) To receive
    I got a computer from my parents for my birthday.
    You need to get permission to leave early.
  3. (copulative) To become
    Im getting hungry, how about you?
  4. (transitive) To fetch; to bring
    Can you get my bag from the living-room, please?
  5. (transitive) to take; to send
    I need to get this to the office
    Dont get drunk tonight.
  6. (transitive) to be subjected to
    He got a severe reprimand for that.
  7. (transitive) To cause to become; to bring about.
    That song gets me so depressed every time I hear it.
    Ill get this finished by lunchtime.
  8. (transitive) (used with preposition) To don or doff clothing, etc.
    I cant get these boots off (or on).
  9. (transitive) To cause to do.
    Somehow she got him to agree to it.
    I cant get it to work.
  10. (reflexive) To betake oneself.
    • Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Retro me, Sathana, line 1
      Get thee behind me.
  11. (intransitive) To arrive (at) or progress (towards a place or outcome).
    When are we going to get to London?
    Were slowly getting there.
  12. (intransitive) (with various prepositions, such as into, over or behind; for specific idiomatic senses see individual entries get into, get over, etc.) To adopt or assume (a certain position or state).
    The actors are getting into position.
    Im getting into a muddle.
    We got behind the wall.
  13. (intransitive) To begin (doing something).
    We ought to get moving or well be late.
    After lunch we got chatting.
  14. (transitive) To take or catch (a scheduled transportation service).
    I normally get the 7:45 train.
    Ill get the 9 a.m. [flight] to Boston.
  15. (transitive) To respond to (a telephone call, a doorbell, etc).
    Can you get that call, please? Im busy.
  16. (intransitive, followed by infinitive) To be able, permitted (to do something); to have the opportunity (to do something).
    Im so jealous that you got to see them perform live!
  17. (transitive, informal) To understand (often used as get it).
    Yeah, I get it, its just not funny.
    I dont get what you mean by ""fun"". This place sucks!
  18. (transitive, informal) To be subjected to.
    ""You look just like Helen Mirren."" / ""I get that a lot.""
  19. (transitive, informal) To be (used to form the passive of verbs).
    He got bitten by a dog.
  20. (transitive, informal) To become ill with or catch (a disease).
    I went on holiday and got malaria.
  21. (transitive, informal) To catch out, trick successfully.
    He keeps calling pretending to be my boss — it gets me every time.
  22. (transitive, informal) To perplex, stump.
    That questions really got me.
  23. (transitive) To find as an answer.
    What did you get for question four?
  24. (transitive, informal) To bring to reckoning; to catch (as a criminal); to effect retribution.
    The cops finally got me.
    Im gonna get him for that.
  25. (transitive, informal) To hear completely; catch.
    Sorry, I didnt get that. Could you repeat it?
  26. (transitive) To getter.
    I put the getter into the container to get the gases.
  27. (now rare) To beget (of a father).
    • 2009, Hilary Mantel, Wolf Hall, Fourth Estate 2010, p. 310:
      Walter had said, dear God, Thomas, it was St fucking Felicity if Im not mistaken, and her face was to the wall for sure the night I got you.

get (plural gets)

  1. Offspring.
    • 1999, George RR Martin, A Clash of Kings, Bantam 2011, p. 755:
      ‘You were a high lords get. Dont tell me Lord Eddard Stark of Winterfell never killed a man.’
  2. Lineage.
  3. (sports, tennis) A difficult return or block of a shot.


  1. something
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