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Meanings of Get-spliced:

idiom

To get married

Meanings of Get-the-hang-of:

idiom

To learn how to do something, esp. when it is not simple or obvious

Usage examples:

I’ll teach you how to use the design program – you’ll get the hang of it after a while.

Meanings of Get-the-message:

idiom

To understand what someone is trying to tell you even though the person does not say it directly

Usage examples:

I ignore him every time i see him, so you’d think he’d get the message and leave me alone.

Meanings of Get-the-show-on-the:

idiom

To begin an activity that has been planned

Usage examples:

Come on, let's get this show on the road or we'll be late.

Get-to-be

ɪkˈsaɪ.tɪd

Meanings of Get-to-be:

adjective

Feeling very happy and enthusiastic

Usage examples:

An excited crowd waited for the singer to arrive., excited about are you getting excited about your…

Meanings of Get-to-grips:

idiom

To make an effort to understand and deal with a problem or situation

Usage examples:

The president has failed to come to grips with the two most important social issues of our time., i…

Meanings of Get-to-grips-with:

phrase

Begin to deal with or understand.

Usage examples:

The committee has failed to come to grips with the problem
idiom

To make an effort to understand and deal with a problem or situation

Usage examples:

The president has failed to come to grips with the two most important social issues of our time., i…

Meanings of Get-to-the-bottom-of:

idiom

To discover the real but sometimes hidden reason that something exists or happens

Usage examples:

Investigators are trying to get to the bottom of what went wrong.

Meanings of Get-together:

phrasal verb

Get people together

Meanings of Get-up:

phrasal verb

Rise to one's feet

Get-up-and-go

ˌɡet.ʌp.ənˈɡəʊ

Meanings of Get-up-and-go:

noun

The quality of being energetic, determined, and enthusiastic

Usage examples:

We need someone with real get-up-and-go to run this office.

Meanings of Get-up-on-the-wrong-side-of-the-bed:

idiom

To wake up in a bad mood

Usage examples:

Dad got up on the wrong side of bed, and he’s been grumpy all day.

Meanings of Get-used-to:

phrase

To become familiar with something or someone

Usage examples:

Eventually you'll get used to the smells of the laboratory., [ + -ing verb ] i just can't get used …

Meanings of Get-weaving:

idiom

If you tell someone to get weaving, you either want them to start something or to do something quickly

Usage examples:

We'd better get weaving - we've got a lot to do today.

Get-well

ɡetˈwel ˌkɑːd

Meanings of Get-well:

noun

A card that you give or send to someone who is ill, to say that you hope they are well again soon

Usage examples:

Everyone at work signed a get-well card for me.

Meanings of Get-wind:

idiom

To learn a piece of information, esp. when it has been a secret

Usage examples:

We have a crisis on our hands and don’t want the press to get wind of it.

Meanings of Get-wind-of:

phrase

Begin to suspect that (something) is happening; hear a rumour of.

Usage examples:

Mortimer got wind of a plot being hatched
idiom

To learn a piece of information, esp. when it has been a secret

Usage examples:

We have a crisis on our hands and don’t want the press to get wind of it.

Meanings of Get-word:

idiom

To have an opportunity to speak

Usage examples:

Brad talked so much that nobody could get a word in edgewise.

Meanings of Get-worse:

phrase

To become more ill, or to become a more severe condition

Usage examples:

My cold seems to be getting worse., get any worse if he gets any worse i'll take him to the doctor'…

Meanings of Get-wrong:

idiom

To be offended because you do not understand someone correctly

Usage examples:

Don’t get me wrong – i like your haircut, i’m just surprised you cut it so short.

Meanings of Get-your-act-together:

To start to organize yourself so that you do things in an effective way

Usage examples:

She's so disorganized - i wish she'd get her act together.

Meanings of Get+off:

phrasal verb

To escape legal punishment, or to help someone escape legal punishment

Usage examples:

She was charged with fraud, but her lawyer got her off., he got off with a suspended sentence of th…

Getatable

ɡɛtˈatəb(ə)l

Meanings of Getatable:

adjective

Accessible.

Usage examples:

Their scrum was weak and get-at-able and their lineout was a sham.

Meanings of Getaway:

noun

An escape or quick departure, especially after committing a crime.

Usage examples:

The thieves made their getaway

Getaways

ˈɡet.ə.weɪ

Meanings of Getaways:

noun

An escape or quick departure, especially after committing a crime.

Usage examples:

The thieves made their getaway

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