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    Default the word 'Get'

    What does the word 'get' mean in the following sentences:

    1. He got a new car last week.
    2. I managed to get the wine.
    3. He got really brown on holiday.
    4. I got a train from Victoria.
    5. I didn't get what he said.
    6. We got there late.
    7. Could you get me a drink?

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    1. He got a new car last week.
    bought\received
    2. I managed to get the wine.
    buy\acquire
    3. He got really brown on holiday.
    become\turn
    4. I got a train from Victoria.
    catch
    5. I didn't get what he said.
    understand\hear
    6. We got there late.
    arrive
    7. Could you get me a drink?
    buy\make\fetch (depending on whether it is in a bar, kitchen or party)

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