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How would you answer a student who asked 'What does 'get' mean?'
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The verb to get has 4 major meanings, you can use some sentences to illustrate the various meanings:
1) to receive: I got 2 letters this morning.
2) to buy or acquire: I get my meat from the local butcher.
3) to become: he's getting older.
4)to take: I get the bus in the centre of town.
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