Get-aller

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Definition

to get (to the zoo): to arrive (at the zoo); to go (to the zoo)
verb
How did you get there? Did you go there by car, bus or train?
to get on (the bus) to enter (the bus)
to get in (the car) to enter (the car)
to get away to flee, to escape

To get has many other meanings: to receive, to obtain, to understand, etc.

This is an irregular verb:
I get / I got / I have gotten (US) or got (UK)

Examples

  • "One of the test monkeys got into the data center with a pair of training scissors."
  • "I must get to the conference!"
  • "You need to take a boat to get there, or a train."
  • "How am I going to get there?"
  • "The course is open to 14-18 year-olds from all over the world! Getting there"
  • "The 'Bogus': it gets you where you need to go, and nothing else!"
  • "I have to get to the Delavigne office!"
  • "The raccoons are very noisy, and last night one of them got into my tent."

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