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  • WordNet 3.6
    • v get it understand, usually after some initial difficulty "She didn't know what her classmates were plotting but finally caught on"
    • v get it receive punishment "You are going to get it!"
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Getting ready for another day of it Getting ready for another day of it


  • Robert Collier
    “It sometimes seems that we have only to love a thing greatly to get it.”
  • Edgar Watson Howe
    “Nothing is wonderful when you get used to it.”
  • Percy Ross
    Percy Ross
    “He who gives while he lives, get to know where it goes.”
  • Shirley Maclaine
    Shirley Maclaine
    “The best way to get husbands to do something is to suggest that perhaps they are too old to do it.”
  • Samuel Levenson
    Samuel Levenson
    “Insanity is hereditary. You get it from your children.”
  • Mark Caine
    Mark Caine
    “To know the right means of getting something done is virtually to have done it.”


Get it in the neck - (UK) If you get it in the neck, you are punished or criticised for something.
Get it off your chest - If you get something off your chest, you confess to something that has been troubling you.
Get the hang of it - When you get the hang of something, you are familiar with it and know how to do it.


In literature:

Dunne and his entire force worked overtime, taking all they could get while they could get it.
"Desert Conquest" by A. M. Chisholm
Why should we pay for one when we can get it for nothing?
"The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete" by John Forster
He could not get it back or unwrite it much as he wished it.
"The Search" by Grace Livingston Hill
You want to remember that you may get it in a few weeks, and you'd have first-class security.
"Prescott of Saskatchewan" by Harold Bindloss
It was frightfully hard work getting all this into any intelligible form of words; getting it down at all was difficult.
"The Creators" by May Sinclair
We may as well get it down at once and stow it.
"Condemned as a Nihilist" by George Alfred Henty
Put this thing, whatever it may be where the owner of the mind cannot get it unless he uses his mind.
"The Lost Art of Reading" by Gerald Stanley Lee
If he could only get it a little farther on the road, it might be possible to keep the advantage he had gained on his pursuers.
"The Hero of Garside School" by J. Harwood Panting
Well, he'll get it out there.
"Jim Spurling, Fisherman" by Albert Walter Tolman
I didn't know how it was going to come about, but I was sure I was going to get it somehow!
"The Wind Before the Dawn" by Dell H. Munger

In poetry:

Why would I ever take the road –
It will not bring me to the place
Where air gets stifled in my throat –
The house where my beloved lives.
"The Road" by Nikolai Stepanovich Gumilev
They'll no' get him a' in a book I think
Though they write it cunningly;
No mouse of the scrolls was the Goodly Fere
But aye loved the open sea.
"Ballad Of The Goodly Fere" by Ezra Pound
For— it's "Goodbye Sally and Sue"
And— "It's time to get afloat—"
With an aching head and a straw-stuffed bed,
And a knife and an oil-skin coat.
"Seafarer" by Anonymous Americas
Gallant and brave! together clinging,
True to the last! with but this plea;
Still in our ears its words are ringing,
"When you get home, remember me!"
"When You Get Home, Remember Me" by Henry Clay Work
"You will? All right then--eight o'clock;
Be sure and meet me on the block,
Remember now, don't get it wrong;
All right, old man (Ting-ling), so long."
"At The Telephone" by Edwin Carty Ranck
Soon "on the rocks" —with holes in his socks —
But too proud to ask for a loan —
In counting his master's money up
He gets it mixed with his own.
"The Prodigal Son (or The Morning After!)" by T W Connor

In news:

Psssst check out that video below I think it's viral, and we're getting it drugs now.
America is about to get its first 'flying car' of the 21st Century, in the form of the Terrafugia Transition road-legal aircraft, but it's got nothing on China's Hover Car.
It's official- men never get it right when buying gifts for the other half.
I'm exhausted from the Black Friday mayhem as I write this, but let's try to get it down before it becomes a blur.
Despite America's trials and tribulations, one of the country's redeeming qualities is that somehow it eventually finds a way to "get it right," says Imam Mahdi Bray, executive director of the Muslim American Society's Freedom Foundation.
PlayFeist "Get It Wrong, Get It Right".
In order to get it in before my kids get up, I go at 5 am I know, but it's well worth it.
If their kids don't get it, they'll spend the next 364 days hearing how it.
And he turned around and said, "It doesn't matter, I'll get it anyway".
NEW YORK – An 80-foot Norway spruce that made it through Superstorm Sandy is getting its chance to shine.
We have the guys in this locker room that can get it done and we have to get it done.
If you're still hanging on to an early ballot, get it in the mail on Friday or drop it off at one of 10 early-voting sites that are set up around Tucson.
Now Messenger is getting its ticket punched, and having its core function added to Skype.
It's just nitpick stuff, but we'll get it done.
The Upstate woman says when she called to get it straightened out she was told she would have to pay extra to get it.

In science:

If we take an element x of I , we can make Sn act upon it to get others, so that the whole orbit of x belongs to I , and of course, so does its linear span.
Number Operator Algebras
To get a triangulation from T (0, N ; m, 2) take a triangulation from T (0, N ; m), choose one of its N triangles so that it did not touch the boundary, take one of its edges and double it.
Gibbs and Quantum Discrete Spaces
If it gets larger than its endpoint, the variable is reset to its beginning value and the variable at the previous position is increased (or decreased).
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
We get its defining equations by reversing all arrows.
The categorical theory of relations and quantizations
In this work, we try to introduce a consistent method allowing the construction of any known oscillator algebra by simply getting it from Aq in (8).
On The Construction of Generalized Coherent States for Generalized Harmonic Oscillators