get for

get (an amount of money) for (something)

To receive an amount of money in exchange for a particular item. Wow, I can't believe you got $30 for that old air conditioner. How much do you think I could get for these fancy headphones?
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get (something) for (someone or something)

1. To retrieve or obtain something for someone else. Let me get those copies for you.
2. To retrieve or obtain something for a particular thing or use. The mechanic is going to get a new muffler for my car. Hey, I got the ingredients we'll need for that recipe.
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get something for someone

to obtain something for the use or benefit of someone. I will get a new book for you. Sorry I messed the old one up. Would you get a glass of water for me?
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get something for something

to obtain a part or attachment for an object. I need to get a part for the vacuum cleaner. Would you please get a bulb for my flashlight?
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But those numbers come with a large caveat, Barters says, because "70 to 80 percent of what you get for those dollars are fractions of peoples' time.