The word get is quite versatile and is used many ways by native speakers. The basic meaning is to acquire, or obtain, but there are a few others.
He acquired a new car. (Now he has a new car.)He got a new car last week.
I sought and obtained the wine. Through my actions I came into possession of the wine.I managed to get the wine.
He acquired a tan while on holiday.He got really brown on holiday.
I took a train from Victoria to my destination. I rode the train from Victoria to where I got off.I got a train from Victoria.
I didn't understand what he said.I didn't get what he said.
We arrived there late.We got there late.
Could you obtain a drink for me? Could you bring me a drink?Could you get me a drink?
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