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  1. catch on, get wise, get onto, tumble, latch on, cotton on, twig, get itverb

    understand, usually after some initial difficulty

    "She didn't know what her classmates were plotting but finally caught on"

  2. get itverb

    receive punishment

    "You are going to get it!"


  1. get itverb

    To get what's coming to one: to feel someone's wrath; to receive punishment; to receive a retaliation; to receive a beating.


  1. Get It

    "Come and Get It is a song composed by Paul McCartney for the 1969 film The Magic Christian. The song was performed by Badfinger, produced by McCartney and issued as a single 5 December 1969 in the UK, and 12 January 1970 in the US, on the Beatles' Apple label. It was the band's first release under the Badfinger name (having previously recorded as The Iveys) and was their international breakthrough, hitting the top 10 in both the UK and US singles charts.


  1. get it

    "Get it" is a common English phrase that is broadly used to mean understand or comprehend something. It is often used in informal settings or conversations. When someone says "get it", they are typically asking if the other person comprehends the information or the implication of a situation that was just shared or experienced. It can also be used to express acknowledgment or realization.


  1. Get It

    Get It is the third solo album by Dave Edmunds. Some of the songs were performed by an early "trio" version of Rockpile; others were recorded by Edmunds solo. Also recorded in these sessions was the non-album Edmunds-Lowe tune "As Lovers Do", which was used as the B-side of both "Here Comes the Weekend" and the later "Crawling from the Wreckage". "New York's a Lonely Town", the B-side of "Where or When" was also recorded during these sessions.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of get it in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of get it in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of get it in a Sentence

  1. David Hughes:

    People wanted to get Brexit sorted and I think Boris will get it done.

  2. John Phillips:

    This one'll haunt me for a long time if we can't get it reversed.

  3. Wanda Cooper-Jones:

    So they're actually going to any measure to get it, to get a conviction, which is not there for them.

  4. Thomas Vinje:

    We have seen this movie before. Defendants in big European antitrust cases have made the same arguments, and they argued, again like Google today, that the antitrust authorities just don't get it, and that the remedy they demand cannot be implemented without causing technical and market chaos.

  5. Dan Stein:

    Trump's tough talk tells you all you need to know, it's the language people understand. It's obviously the language people on the other side of this issue dislike, but ... it's a sad fact but people try to game the system. There's a huge amount of demand to try to live in a country like the United States, so in the end, the only way you can make sure everybody plays the rules and ensure fairness is by making sure no one can jump the line, so tough talk, making sure that anyone, smuggler, alien, that they get it.

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