Quotes containing word "get"

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Definitions and meanings of word "get"

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

• Verb: come into the possession of something concrete or abstract; examples: "She got a lot of paintings from her uncle", "They acquired a new pet", "Get your results the next day", "Get permission to take a few days off from work"

• Verb: enter or assume a certain state or condition; examples: "He became annoyed when he heard the bad news", "It must be getting more serious", "her face went red with anger", "She went into ecstasy", "Get going!"

• Verb: cause to move; cause to be in a certain position or condition; examples: "He got his squad on the ball", "This let me in for a big surprise", "He got a girl into trouble"

• Verb: receive a specified treatment (abstract); examples: "These aspects of civilization do not find expression or receive an interpretation", "His movie received a good review", "I got nothing but trouble for my good intentions"

• Verb: reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress; examples: "She arrived home at 7 o'clock", "She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight"

• Verb: go or come after and bring or take back; examples: "Get me those books over there, please", "Could you bring the wine?", "The dog fetched the hat"

• Verb: go through (mental or physical states or experiences); examples: "get an idea", "experience vertigo", "get nauseous", "undergo a strange sensation", "The chemical undergoes a sudden change", "The fluid undergoes shear", "receive injuries", "have a feeling"

• Verb: take vengeance on or get even; examples: "We'll get them!", "That'll fix him good!", "This time I got him"

• Verb: achieve a point or goal; examples: "Nicklaus had a 70", "The Brazilian team got 4 goals", "She made 29 points that day"

• Verb: cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner; examples: "The ads induced me to buy a VCR", "My children finally got me to buy a computer", "My wife made me buy a new sofa"

• Verb: succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase; examples: "We finally got the suspect", "Did you catch the thief?"

• Verb: come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes); examples: "He grew a beard", "The patient developed abdominal pains", "I got funny spots all over my body", "Well-developed breasts"

• Verb: be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness; examples: "He got AIDS", "She came down with pneumonia", "She took a chill"

• Verb: communicate with a place or person; establish communication with, as if by telephone; examples: "Bill called this number and he got Mary", "The operator couldn't get Kobe because of the earthquake"

• Verb: give certain properties to something; examples: "get someone mad", "She made us look silly", "He made a fool of himself at the meeting", "Don't make this into a big deal", "This invention will make you a millionaire", "Make yourself clear"

• Verb: move into a desired direction of discourse; example: "What are you driving at?"

• Verb: grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of; examples: "did you catch that allusion?", "We caught something of his theory in the lecture", "don't catch your meaning", "did you get it?", "She didn't get the joke", "I just don't get him"

• Verb: attract and fix; examples: "His look caught her", "She caught his eye", "Catch the attention of the waiter"

• Verb: reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot; examples: "the rock caught her in the back of the head", "The blow got him in the back", "The punch caught him in the stomach"

• Verb: reach by calculation; example: "What do you get when you add up these numbers?"

• Verb: acquire as a result of some effort or action; examples: "You cannot get water out of a stone", "Where did she get these news?"

• Verb: purchase; example: "What did you get at the toy store?"

• Verb: perceive by hearing; examples: "I didn't catch your name", "She didn't get his name when they met the first time"

• Verb: suffer from the receipt of; example: "She will catch hell for this behavior!"

• Verb: receive as a retribution or punishment; example: "He got 5 years in prison"

• Verb: leave immediately; used usually in the imperative form; example: "Scram!"

• Verb: reach and board; example: "She got the bus just as it was leaving"

• Verb: irritate; examples: "Her childish behavior really get to me", "His lying really gets me"

• Verb: evoke an emotional response; example: "Brahms's `Requiem' gets me every time"

• Verb: apprehend and reproduce accurately; examples: "She really caught the spirit of the place in her drawings", "She got the mood just right in her photographs"

• Verb: earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher; example: "He drew a base on balls"

• Verb: overcome or destroy; examples: "The ice storm got my hibiscus", "the cat got the goldfish"

• Verb: be a mystery or bewildering to; examples: "This beats me!", "Got me--I don't know the answer!", "a vexing problem", "This question really stuck me"

• Verb: take the first step or steps in carrying out an action; examples: "We began working at dawn", "Who will start?", "Get working as soon as the sun rises!", "The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia", "He began early in the day", "Let's get down to work now"

• Verb: undergo (as of injuries and illnesses); examples: "She suffered a fracture in the accident", "He had an insulin shock after eating three candy bars", "She got a bruise on her leg", "He got his arm broken in the scuffle"

• Verb: make children; examples: "Abraham begot Isaac", "Men often father children but don't recognize them"

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Get the facts, or the facts will get you. And when you get em, get em right, or they will get you wrong.

Thomas Fuller

Words: get, facts, will, right, wrong
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I train my chefs completely different to anyone else. My young girls and guys, when they come to the kitchen, the first thing they get is a blindfold. They get blindfolded and they get sat down at the chef's table... Unless they can identify what they're tasting, they don't get to cook it.

Gordon Ramsay

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Seriously. I'm not very bright, and it takes a lot for me to get a concept - to really get a concept. To get it enough that it becomes part of me. But when it happens I get real excited about it.

Alton Brown

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There's pros and cons of a big church. Cons is I don't get to know everybody, I don't get to go to their ballgame, I don't get to marry everybody, but the pros are you get all this community, 800 ushers come in to serve, getting there at 7 in the morning on their day off and coming in on Saturday to make all those wafers.

Joel Osteen

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We work to eat to get the strength to work to eat to get the strength to work to eat to get the strength to work to eat to get the strength to work.

John Dos Passos

Words: work, eat, get, strength
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There is no magic. There is no secret. You need your sleep. A lot of our society tries to get by, but the truth is it is up to each individual to get their optimal sleep amount. If you get less than that you can get by temporarily, but it's only temporary.

Richard Berry

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To put it better, we believe the radar gun will get you drafted, but you have to pitch to get to the big leagues. Tools will get you drafted, but you have to be able to play to get to the big leagues.

Roy Clark

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Democrats can't get elected unless things get worse - and things won't get worse unless they get elected.

Jeane Kirkpatrick

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Ultimately, I think it's just going to get you that exposure, get you in that door, get you that recognition that will hopefully get you opportunities.

Shawn Ashmore

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I think for anything to change, in the real world, people have got to change on the inside and that's what we want to start, to get people to think and do more themselves and get involved in whatever they want to get involved with.

Graham Russell

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On the show, we are not trying to get people to eat their vegetables; we are not trying to get people to become Democrats. We are basically trying to encourage people to get involved with public life so that politics isn't left to the wealthy and privileged.

Martin Sheen

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I get tired of negativity in our country. I get tired of people who only want to know dirt. I get tired of people who don't believe in themselves.

Richard Simmons

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It is such a cut throat industry where you get knocked down so much and get rejected so much. If you do not back yourself up, no one else is going to so you really need to learn to get up, shake the sand off your chest and keep going.

Alex O'Loughlin

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There's the conventional wisdom, of which I have none, where you get a record deal, you get a publicist, you get a campaign, and you do the tour, but none of that adds up to things like nuance and subtlety and dynamic.

Chris Robinson

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This was something that was obsessing me and creating a writer's block. To get involved and get stuck in, get the proper information about what's going on has really helped.

Thom Yorke

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You have to change things in order to get to where you want to go. And things might get worse. But if you're not getting where you want to be, already, in a sense, it's as bad as it can get.

Alberto Salazar

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I always challenge myself. I get out in deep water and I always try to get back. But I get hung up. The audience never knows, but that's when I smile the most, when I show the most ivory.

Earl Hines

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The thing about getting older is the injuries. You just get injured more often. You take time off, you come back, you get injured again and you never get in shape.

Allen Johnson

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Physical activity can get you going when you are immobilized. Get action in your life, and don't just talk about it. Get into the arena!

John Davidson

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I get recognised sometimes. But I just live my life. I get on the bus, I get on the subway, it's not a problem.

Joan Allen

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