get

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get is part of the Basic English 850.
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get is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
get

Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
get

Third person singular
gets

Simple past
got

Past participle
got

Present participle
getting

Plain form
get

Third person singular
gets

Simple past
got

Past participle
gotten

Present participle
getting

  1. To start to have; to take. When one person gives something, the other person gets the thing.
    The woman goes to the store and gets a new dress.
  2. (linking) Become.
    The problem got worse.