obtain (something) for (someone or something)

obtain (something) for (someone or something)

To manage in gathering or gaining possession of something on behalf of someone for use with something. Did you obtain the documents for me that I requested? We'll need to obtain a search warrant for the compound.
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obtain something for someone or something

to get or receive something for someone or something. I promised I would obtain a pet for Becky. I obtained a new part for the vacuum cleaner.
See also: obtain
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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