The Magic Get (Meanings of Get)
1- Receive: I got a letter from Mina.
2- Earn: He gets about $ 1000.
3- Buy: Where did you get that shirt?
4- Obtain: He opened the door to get some light.
5- Fetch: Somebody gets a doctor.
6- Pick up: I have to get my son from school.
7- Take: Which newspaper do you get?
8- Achieve: He got a “B” in English.
9- Suffer from: He gets a really bad headache.
10- Infected with: I got this cold from you.
11- Dial: I got your number by chance.
12- Reach a condition: It’s getting late.
13- Reach a state: He is getting angry.
14- Take off: He got undressed.
15- Put on: Get dressed, please.
16- Mugged: His car got stolen last week.
17- Make: I couldn’t get the car to start this morning.
18- Persuade: It is not hard to get him talking.
19- Cause: I must get my hair cut.
20- Start: Let’s get going.
21- Have the opportunity: I never get to go first.
22- Arrive: He got here at 6.
23- Go: We don’t get to bed until mid night.
24- Move: We have to get it through the door.
25- Prepare a meal: I must go home and get lunch for them.
26- Answer: Will you get the phone.
27- Catch: The police got them.
28- Hit: The bullet got him in the neck.
29- Retaliate, harm: I’ll get you for that!
30- Understand: I don’t get it.
31- Exist: We still get cases of typhoid.
32- Puzzle: You have got me there!
33- Annoy: What gets me is sitting and doing nothing.
34- Memorize: She got the verses by heart.
35- Have: I’ve got no money.
36- Learn: I told them to get.
37- Penalty: He got $100 for dangerous driving.
38- Repair: Can you get the car going?