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get (something) from (someone or something)

1. To receive or obtain something from someone or something. I didn't get anything from Heather, not even a birthday card. Thanks, I got this bag from Macy's.
2. To develop an illness after being exposed to someone who is ill. I think I got this cold from Amelia, she was sick all last week.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

get something from someone or something

1. to receive something from someone or something. I got this belt from my aunt for my birthday. I got a letter from the bank about the loan we applied for.
2. to contract a disease from someone or something. I got chicken pox from my son. I probably got my cold from walking in the rain.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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