I've got it i got it, I get it

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Amy said, "Do you understand what I mean, Tom?"

Tom replied, "I get it."

1. Can I use "I got it", and "I've got it" to replace "I get it"?
2. What are the differences in usage among the above 3 answers?
 

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Amy said, "Do you understand what I mean, Tom?"

Tom replied, "I get it."

1. Can I use "I got it", and "I've got it" to replace "I get it"?
2. What are the differences in usage among the above 3 answers?
In that context, both are OK, but "I've got it" would be unusual.
 

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The original is the most natural for me.
I agree. The question is posed in the present tense, so it's a variation on "Do you get what I mean?" so the natural answer would reflect the tense.
 

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I'd use the present perfect as an answer to Have you understood?, especially to someone shouting.
 

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"Have you understood?" while grammatically OK, would seldom be used where I come from. I would expect to hear: "Do you understand?" or simply, "Understand? or "Understood?"
 
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