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get

How to sign: reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress
"She arrived home at 7 o'clock"; "She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight";

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come in BSL Watch how to sign come in British Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: arrive, come

Within this category: land, drive in, land, land, roll up, come, reach, flood in, pull in, plump in

get

How to sign: take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
"We began working at dawn"; "Who will start?"; "Get working as soon as the sun rises!"; "The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia"; "He began early in the day"; "Let's get down to work now";

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Start in BSL Watch how to sign Start in British Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: begin, start out, start, set out, commence, set about, get down

Within this category: recommence, strike out, fall, jump off, get to, auspicate, attack, break in, plunge, come on, embark, get cracking

get

How to sign: come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
"She got a lot of paintings from her uncle"; "They acquired a new pet"; "Get your results the next day"; "Get permission to take a few days off from work";

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acquire in BSL Watch how to sign acquire in British Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: acquire

Within this category: isolate, win back, press out, capture, come by, buy, lease, receive, turn, buy, find, glom, enter upon, line up, accept, obtain, recover, catch, recover, reclaim, find, acquire, gain, earn, profit, partake, preempt, collect, inherit, borrow, pick up, get, poll

get

How to sign: go or come after and bring or take back
"Get me those books over there, please"; "Could you bring the wine?"; "The dog fetched the hat";

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Similiar / Same: fetch, bring, convey

Categories: transmit, transfer, transport, channel, channelize, channelise

Within this category: retrieve, deliver

get

How to sign: succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase
"We finally got the suspect"; "Did you catch the thief?";

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Similiar / Same: capture, catch

Categories: seize, prehend, clutch

Within this category: recapture, lasso

get

How to sign: be a mystery or bewildering to
"This beats me!"; "Got me--I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me";

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See also: puzzle out, puzzle over, solve, figure out, lick, work out, work

Similiar / Same: perplex, nonplus, flummox, bewilder, dumbfound, baffle, mystify, puzzle, stupefy, amaze, gravel, vex, pose, stick, beat

Categories: confuse, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulate

Within this category: stump, riddle, elude

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