Get-obtenir

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Definition

to get (information): to obtain, to be given (information)
idiom
Where did you get your ticket? Tell me where you obtained it please.

To get has many other meanings, including 'to receive', 'to go somewhere', 'to become', 'to understand', etc.

This is an irregular verb:
I get / I got / I have got or gotten

(Did you) get (my message?): (Did you) receive (my message?)
verb

Examples

  • "As soon as you get this message, please meet me in my office immediately."
  • "If you did indeed get it, I would appreciate it if you could send me a confirmation when you get this message, which I have sent using the more traditional method of e-mail (now that the computers are back online)."
  • "Listen, I just got your message and I'd like to set up a time to discuss those loans."
  • "If you did indeed get it, I would appreciate it if you could send me a confirmation when you get this message, which I have sent using the more traditional method of e-mail (now that the computers are back online)."
  • "It's too hard to get papers to live in this country."
  • "But where did you get it?"
  • "Yeah, I got your message but it was pretty bizarre."
  • "I know you don't check your e-mail very regularly, as you believe they are 'devil machines', but I'm really hoping you get this message as soon as possible."

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