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become

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annoy

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inherit

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fetch

catch

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experience

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arrest

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contact

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move

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get about or around: go out

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get about or around: circulate

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  • circulate
  • be reported
  • be published
  • become known
  • be passed around
  • be put about

get across something

get ahead

get along: be friendly

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get along: go

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get at someone: criticize

get at something: reach

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get away

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get back

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  • return
  • arrive home
  • come back or home

get back at someone

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  • retaliate
  • pay (someone) back
  • hit back at
  • take revenge on
  • get even with
  • strike back at
  • even the score with
  • exact retribution on
  • get your own back on
  • make reprisal with
  • be avenged on
  • settle the score with
  • give (someone) a taste of his or her own medicine
  • give tit for tat
  • take or wreak vengeance on

get off: be absolved

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  • be absolved
  • be acquitted
  • escape punishment
  • walk

get off: leave

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get on: be friendly

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get on with something

get out: leave

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get out: become known

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get out of something

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get over something: recover from

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get over something: cross

get someone up

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get something across

get something over

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get something together

get up

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Synonyms for get

to come into possession of

to obtain from another source

to acquire as a result of one's behavior or effort

to gain possession of, especially after a struggle or chase

to receive, as wages, for one's labor

to succeed in communicating with

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to become affected with a disease

to gain knowledge or mastery of by study

to be the biological father of

to cause to be in a certain state or to undergo a particular experience or action

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to succeed in causing (a person) to act in a certain way

to obtain possession or control of

to evoke a usually strong mental or emotional response from

to trouble the nerves or peace of mind of, especially by repeated vexations

to come to be

get ahead: to gain success

get along: to live or act together in harmony

get along: to go forward, especially toward a conclusion

get along: to progress or perform adequately, especially in difficult circumstances

get along: to grow old

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get around: to become known far and wide

get away: to break loose and leave suddenly, as from confinement or from a difficult or threatening situation

get behind: to aid the cause of by approving or favoring

get by: to progress or perform adequately, especially in difficult circumstances

get in: to come to a particular place

get on: to put (an article of clothing) on one's person

get on: to live or act together in harmony

get on: to gain success

get on: to grow old

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get out: to be made public

get to: to reach (a goal or objective)

get together: to come together face-to-face by arrangement

get together: to come to an understanding or to terms

get up: to leave one's bed

get up: to adopt a standing posture

a group consisting of those descended directly from the same parents or ancestors

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a return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent

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cause to move

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receive a specified treatment (abstract)

go through (mental or physical states or experiences)

take vengeance on or get even

achieve a point or goal

succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase

come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)

be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness

communicate with a place or person

give certain properties to something

move into a desired direction of discourse

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grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of

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attract and fix

reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot

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reach by calculation

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acquire as a result of some effort or action

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perceive by hearing

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suffer from the receipt of

receive as a retribution or punishment

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leave immediately

reach and board

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evoke an emotional response

apprehend and reproduce accurately

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earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher

overcome or destroy

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Getting Down to Business will provide 120 young people who have a passion for enterprise, with an opportunity to gain inside knowledge and expert advice on how to start and grow a business, Mr Smith said.
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really getting down deep into a society and learning how it works.
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By getting down low, moving in and shooting up to abstract this vintage locomotive (see photo at right, top) in a park in the Chilean seaport of Arica, I was able to comment on its forgotten role in the history of South American commerce.
Unfortunately, it seems PS isn't getting down to the troops as much as it should.
It was difficult getting down designated ramps and even through our office doorway," he commented.
Natasha and I were just getting down to it," says Robbie.
This amalgamation of musicians who are heeding this warning of, uh, if we don't do what we do and if we don't start fucking in the streets and push people into getting down and feeling themselves the fuck up, and getting on with one another, that we as a society are going to crash.
To put some fire under current and prospective business people, the Nishnawbe Aski Development Fund (NADF) and Thunder Bay Ventures presented the Getting Down To Business promotional event for entrepreneurs in Thunder Bayon Oct.
It's getting down to the second week and it's getting down to the moment where the best players are really going to bring their best games, so I'm glad I could raise my game to that level.
In an annual occurrence that's highlighted the last eighteen years of DISAM Journal activity, we outline the fiscal year 2002 security assistance legislation, noting the changes within the various programs getting down to country-specific information as we have it.