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ge ting

  • n  the act of acquiring something
    he's much more interested in the getting than in the giving
  • v  come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
  • v  enter or assume a certain state or condition
    It must be getting more serious
  • v  cause to move; cause to be in a certain position or condition
  • v  receive a specified treatment (abstract)
  • v  reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress
  • v  go or come after and bring or take back
  • v  go through (mental or physical states or experiences)
  • v  take vengeance on or get even
  • v  achieve a point or goal
  • v  cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner
  • v  succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase
  • v  come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)
  • v  be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness
  • v  communicate with a place or person; establish communication with, as if by telephone
  • v  give certain properties to something
  • v  move into a desired direction of discourse
  • v  grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of
  • v  attract and fix
  • v  reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot
  • v  reach by calculation
  • v  acquire as a result of some effort or action
  • v  purchase
  • v  perceive by hearing
  • v  suffer from the receipt of
  • v  receive as a retribution or punishment
  • v  leave immediately; used usually in the imperative form
  • v  reach and board
  • v  irritate
  • v  evoke an emotional response
  • v  apprehend and reproduce accurately
  • v  earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher
  • v  overcome or destroy
  • v  be a mystery or bewildering to
  • v  take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
  • v  undergo (as of injuries and illnesses)
  • v  make children

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News & Articles

  • Getting a Read on the Prospects of Three Large Publishers
    Getting a Read on the Prospects of Three Large Publishers        
    June 11, 2013 - The Motley Fool
  • Getting ready for wildfire season
    Right now crews are getting ready for the fire season that is just weeks away.
    June 11, 2013 - KKCO Grand Junction
  • Things Getting Interesting with the Dodgers
    Things are getting interesting at the Ravine. Today the Dodgers recalled shortstop Justin Sellers from Triple-A Albuquerque after optioning Sunday's starter Matt Magill back to Triple-A after his emergency start. While with the Isotopes, Sellers batted .337 with a homer and 17 RBI in 24 games. With runners in scoring position he was batting .321 (9-for-28). [ more › ]
    June 11, 2013 - LAist
Quotes

  • Teixeira in National
    If Sao Paulo wants to host the opening game or the competition as a whole, the deadline is getting close,Teixeira said. "Cape Town built [Green Point Stadium] in two-and-a-half years, so we are dangerously close to the limit. The issue...

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