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In English language the word ‘Get’ can be seen very commonly, one may find it confusing rather than finding it difficult to use this word, because the word ‘Get’ will get you different meanings based on circumstances one uses this word.

Sample Usage

Did you get my post? I am sure I sent it to you.
[Here the word ‘Get’ meant as ‘receive’]

If you wait too long for the train, you will get tired.
[Here the word ‘Get’ meant as ‘become’]

The story was confusing, did you or your wife get it?
[Here the word ‘Get’ meant as ‘understand’]

My telephone is ringing, but I would not get it before it rings out, could you?
[Here the word ‘Get’ used as a response]

I am going to get my new Activa scooter from the dealer today.
[Here the word ‘Get’ meant as ‘buy’]

The postman delivered the post this morning, can you go and get it for me?
[Here the word ‘Get’ meant as ‘retrieve’ or ‘to take it’]


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