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get (one)

1. verb To thoroughly understand one's convictions, opinions, or personality. He just gets me—I don't even have to say anything, and he knows exactly what I need. A: "Sorry, I probably worded that really poorly." B: "No, no—I get you. It just took me a second, that's all."
2. expression Look at one (typically so the speaker can mock them). Always used as an imperative. Get him! What is that ridiculous outfit he's got on? Get the dork over there with the bowl cut.
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get (one's)

1. To receive one's the punishment or retribution one deserves. Don't worry about those stool pigeons, we'll make sure they get theirs when the time is right. She cheated off me during the test? Oh, she'll get hers, alright!
2. To become wealthy or financially successful. After growing up in poverty, Jim was determined to get his no matter what it took.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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 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

 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).
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

get

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

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

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

get

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

get

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

get

/sink (one's) teeth into Slang
To be actively involved in; get a firm grasp of.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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Lord Justice Haddon-Cave said senior coroner Mr Gittins had acted correctly and "well within his scope of discretion", and the application to have the text messages included was "based on speculation as to what that evidence may or may not show".
Jones Lord Justice Haddon-Cave said senior coroner Mr Gittins had acted correctly and "well within his scope of discretion", and the application to have the text messages included was "based on speculation as to what that evidence may or may not show".
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In the Babylonion Talmud (Yoma 9b), the rabbis suggest that the Second Temple was destroyed due to senseless hatred, and elsewhere (Gittin 56a) they provide an example of that hatred through a story of two rivals whose discord led, indirectly, to the Roman invasion: The story of Kamsa and Bar Kamsaa friend of Kamsa's hates Bar Kamsa, and insults him to the point where he turns to the Romanshas a neat pedagogical clarity, which partially explains why contemporary Jews turn to it again and again in their sermons, school lessons, and camp activities.
Drift star Vaughn Gittin Jr also returns to Goodwood this year in his Mustang RTR to compete in the Festival's first-ever Hillclimb Drift Championship.
Nor may parents instill terror in their kids (Gittin 6b), or punish them with consequences that the child cannot connect closely enough to the undesirable behavior (Semachot 2:6).
(83.) See BABYLONIAN TALMUD: TRACTATE GITTIN 88b (interpreting Exodus 21:1); JOSEPH KARO, SHULCHAN ARUCH, CHOSHEN MISHPAT, 26:1; Yaacov Feit, The Prohibition Against Going to Secular Courts, 1 J.
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Rabbi Sherira Gaon, the tenth-century scholar who headed the Pumbedita Yeshivah in Babylon, warned that the medicinal remedies recommended by the Sages of the Talmud should not be taken seriously unless investigated and approved by medical experts (SHERIRA GAON, Otsar HaGeonim, TALMUD Gittin 68b).
(138) For more examples, see Mishna, Gittin 3:1, 8:7, Kiddushin, 2:6-7, Sotah 4:3, Sanhedrin 2:4.
The rabbis who survived the Roman destruction of the second Temple attempted to draw moral lessons from their destitution, and attributed the calamity that had befallen them to their ethical lapses (they pointed specifically to the moral sin of "sinat chinam" [baseless hatred]; B.T., Gittin 55b).