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Meanings of Get even:

phrase

Take revenge or even out a score

idiom

To punish someone who has done something bad to you by doing something equally bad to that person

Usage examples:

After she insulted me, all i thought about was how i could get even with her.

Meanings of Get going:

phrase

Begin or set in motion

Meanings of Get hang:

phrase

To learn how to do something, especially if it is not obvious or simple

Usage examples:

Get the hang of it "i've never used this program before." "don't worry - you'll soon get the hang o…

Meanings of Get hold of:

idiom

Get into one's hands, take physically

phrase

Grasp physically.

Usage examples:

She snatched up the nearest thing that her hand could get hold of.

Meanings of Get in:

phrasal verb

To come or go into

Meanings of Get in on:

phrasal verb

Become involved in a profitable or exciting activity.

Usage examples:

It's not too late to get in on the action

Meanings of Get in on the ground floor:

phrase

Join an enterprise in its early stages.

Usage examples:

The scope for an entrepreneur to get in on the ground floor was obvious
idiom

To be or become involved in something from the beginning

Usage examples:

He was sure that he was getting in on the ground floor with the next big thing., can someone tell m…

Meanings of Get in with:

phrasal verb

Become friendly with someone, especially in order to gain an advantage.

Usage examples:

I hope he doesn't get in with the wrong crowd
idiom

To be or become popular or friendly with someone

Usage examples:

He's trying to get in with the teachers.

Meanings of Get into:

phrasal verb

To come or go into

Meanings of Get it:

phrasal verb

Understand, usually after some initial difficulty

collocation

To get a feeling of excitement, energy, and pleasure out of something

Usage examples:

I get a buzz out of public speaking., i got such a buzz out of seeing the kids' faces at the show.,…

Meanings of Get it on with:

phrasal verb

To continue doing something after stopping

Usage examples:

We don’t have all day to finish this job, so can we just get on with it?

Meanings of Get it up:

phrase

(of a man) achieve an erection.

phrasal verb

To rise from bed, or to cause someone to rise from bed

Usage examples:

I get the boys up at 7 a.m., he finally got up his courage to climb the rock wall.

Meanings of Get off:

phrasal verb

Leave a vehicle, aircraft, etc.

Meanings of Get off my back:

idiom

Used to tell someone to stop criticizing you

Usage examples:

Why don't you get off my back! i'm doing my best.

Meanings of Get off on:

phrasal verb

To become excited by something

Usage examples:

He really gets off on those little porcelain figurines.

Meanings of Get off with:

phrasal verb

Have a sexual encounter with someone.

Usage examples:

Linda got off with the ski instructor

Meanings of Get off!:

phrasal verb

Escape a punishment; be acquitted.

Usage examples:

She got off lightly

Meanings of Get on:

phrasal verb

Get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.)

Meanings of Get on to:

phrasal verb

Make contact with someone about a particular topic.

Usage examples:

I got in contact with guinness in dublin and they got on to their reps in california and the tap wa…

Meanings of Get on with:

phrasal verb

Have smooth relations

Meanings of Get one’s ducks in a row:

phrase

Make all the preparations needed to do something; get everything organized.

Usage examples:

We have an event planned and possibly a dance, but we have to get all our ducks in a row first

Meanings of Get one’s hands dirty:

phrase

Do manual, menial, or other hard work.

Usage examples:

Unlike most chairmen, he gets his hands dirty working alongside the other managers

Meanings of Get onto:

phrasal verb

Understand, usually after some initial difficulty

Get out

ˈɡet.aʊt ˌklɔːz

Meanings of Get out:

phrasal verb

Move out of or depart from

noun

Part of an agreement that allows someone to avoid doing something that they normally would have to do

Usage examples:

Club officials allowed the german player to insert a get-out clause in his contract in case his fam…

Meanings of Get out of the way:

To finish something

Usage examples:

I like to get my homework out of the way on a friday night so that i can enjoy the weekend.

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