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get

 on
1. to get along; to thrive. Well, how are you two getting on? We are getting on okay.
2. Go to get on something and get on (with someone).

get something

 and get it 
1. to receive punishment. Bill broke the window, and he's really going to get it. John got it for arriving late at school.
2. to receive the meaning of a joke; to understand a joke. John told a joke, but I didn't get it. Bob laughed very hard, but Mary didn't get it.

get something (for an amount of money)

to buy something for a certain amount of money. I got my car for only $1500. She got her dinner for a song.

get

/have the best of
To outdo or outwit; defeat: My opponent got the best of me in the debate.

get

/have the better of
To outdo or outwit; defeat.

get

/have the drop on
To achieve a distinct advantage over.

get

/lay (one's) hands on
To get possession of; acquire or obtain.

get

/have (someone's) number
To determine or know someone's real character or motives.

get

/sink (one's) teeth into Slang
To be actively involved in; get a firm grasp of.

get

/put it all together Slang
To unify and harmonize one's resources so as to perform with maximal effectiveness.

get

/have the worst of it
To suffer a defeat or disadvantage.
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