Dictionary search results

Showing 1-50 of 340 results

get British & World English

Come to have (something); receive

fall into the wrong hands British & World English

(Of information or an object) be stolen, or be found by an unfriendly person

give someone a thick ear British & World English

Punish someone (or be punished) with a blow on the ear or head

come unstuck British & World English

Become separated or unfastened

be across something British & World English

Fully understand all the details of an issue or situation

start the ball rolling British & World English

Cause something to start happening

draw a bead on British & World English

Take aim at with a gun

give someone the bum's rush British & World English

Forcibly eject someone (or be forcibly ejected) from a place or gathering

be dialled in British & World English

Be or become so focused that one is able to perform to the best of one’s abilities

have something down to a fine art British & World English

Achieve a high level of skill or accomplishment in a particular activity through experience

have a foot in the door British & World English

Have (or gain) a first introduction to a profession or organization

come to grips with British & World English

Engage in combat with

have itchy feet British & World English

Have or develop a strong urge to travel or move from place to place

have a leg-up on British & World English

Have (or get) an advantage over

take one's lumps British & World English

Suffer punishment; be attacked or defeated

be mixed up in British & World English

Be (or become) involved in (something regarded as dubious or dishonest)

be mixed up with British & World English

Be (or become) associated with (someone unsuitable or unreliable)

take a pounding British & World English

Be repeatedly hit or attacked

be lost in the shuffle British & World English

Be overlooked or missed in a confused or crowded situation

be shut of British & World English

Be (or get) rid of

have someone/thing taped British & World English

Understand a person or thing fully

sunburn British & World English

Reddening, inflammation, and, in severe cases, blistering and peeling of the skin caused by overexposure to the ultraviolet rays of the sun

get at in get British & World English

Reach or gain access to (something)

get by in get British & World English

Manage with difficulty to live or accomplish something

get in in get British & World English

(Of a train, aircraft, or other transport) arrive at its destination

get on in get British & World English

Perform or make progress in a specified way

get to in get British & World English

Annoy or upset (someone) by persistent action

get someone up in get British & World English

Rise or cause to rise from bed after sleeping

get up in get British & World English

(Of wind or the sea) become strong or agitated

get at British & World English

Reach or gain access to (something)

get by British & World English

Manage with difficulty to live or accomplish something

get in British & World English

(Of a train, aircraft, or other transport) arrive at its destination

get on British & World English

Perform or make progress in a specified way

get to British & World English

Annoy or upset (someone) by persistent action

get up British & World English

Rise or cause to rise from bed after sleeping

get-go British & World English

The very beginning

get-up British & World English

A style or arrangement of dress, especially an elaborate or unusual one

get off in get British & World English

Escape a punishment; be acquitted

get out in get British & World English

(Of something previously secret) become known

get off British & World English

Escape a punishment; be acquitted

get out British & World English

(Of something previously secret) become known

get-out British & World English

A means of avoiding something; an excuse

get busy in busy British & World English

Begin work or tasks that need to be done

get busy British & World English

Begin work or tasks that need to be done

get even in even1 British & World English

Inflict similar trouble or harm on someone to that which they have inflicted on oneself

get even British & World English

Inflict similar trouble or harm on someone to that which they have inflicted on oneself

get ahead in get British & World English

Become successful in one’s life or career

get along in get British & World English

another way of saying get on2phrasalVerbs2phrasalVerbs2phrasalVerbs.


Page: 1 2 3 ... 7