There are 2 main translations of get in Spanish

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conseguir, v.

Pronunciation /ɡɛt/

See Spanish definition of conseguir

transitive verb getting, got, got, gotten

  • 1

    • 1.1(to obtain)

      (money/information) conseguir
      (money/information) obtener
      (job/staff) conseguir
      (authorization/loan) conseguir
      (authorization/loan) obtener
      (idea) sacar
      to get sth from sb/sth
      • we get our information from official sources
      • you may get more up-to-date news from Ken
      where did you get that beautiful rug? ¿dónde conseguiste / encontraste esa alfombra tan preciosa?
      • where did they get that compère? ¿de dónde sacaron a ese maestro de ceremonias?
      • these pears are as good as you'll get, I'm afraid estas peras son de lo mejorcito que hay
      • the public can't get enough of her el público no se cansa de ella
      • We're getting about 18 hours of sunshine each day.
      • It is all about community effort and we are getting more and more community effort.
      • She gets a rock star reception in shopping malls, often being asked to stop for photographs or to sign autographs.
      • But anyway, tell me, what did you get for your birthday?
      • So they've gotten a lot of impressions at a very good price - basically for free.
      • Yet when I ask the council to do something for me and my community what do I get - nothing.
      • You get the feeling that he could go round again, he is such an out and out stayer.
      • The lady who wrote this letter to the editor gets a free beer or cup of coffee on me if I ever meet her.
      • You kind of get the sense that he could almost act the part better than you could.
      • When you simply look at the list, you get the impression nobody is doing anything for anyone.
      • It first gets leads from letters and builds up an investigative news story, mostly critical.
      • Visit your local station and you will receive a warm reception and get the truth.
      • Do you get compliments when you throw that purple scarf around your neck or do you look cool and sharp in black?
      • They always say it will be stopped, but when I get my pay slip it is there again.
      • Their selfless gesture means that a two-year-old girl received a new heart and a baby of one got the liver he needed.
      • Every year he trawls through the letters and gets visits from people who have fallen on hard circumstances.
      • Okay, I'm really panicking now, will she send back all my letters when she eventually gets the bracelet?
      • I got the sense that you didn't feel you had received enough information from the doctors treating your wife.
      • While the Club appreciates the support it gets from the local community more funds will be needed if this success is to continue.
      • All children occasionally get presents that they do not like and are instructed by their parents that they must seem delighted with them.
      • He is getting a clearer idea of what will happen in terms of field of operations.

    • 1.2(to buy)

      to get sth from sb/sth
      • I get my bread from the local baker
      • I got this bread from Harrods
      what can I get Tom for Christmas? ¿qué le puedo comprar a Tom para Navidad?
      • you can get them much cheaper in town los puedes comprar / conseguir más baratos en el centro
      • go out and get yourself a new suit ve y cómprate un traje nuevo

    • 1.3(to achieve, to win)

      (prize/grade) sacar
      (prize/grade) obtener formal
      (majority) obtener formal
      (majority) conseguir
      he gets results consigue / logra lo que se propone
      • I got an A in physics saqué una A en física
      • you're getting yourself quite a reputation ¡te estás haciendo una fama … !
      • a French company got the contract una compañía francesa consiguió el contrato
      • he finally got the divorce finalmente le dieron el divorcio
      • But he had gotten a very clear look at the man's face, and a better estimate of his height and weight.
      • Opening her car door and stepping out, Toni got a clearer glimpse of the woman.
      • In Greece the Communist Party got 9 percent of the vote, holding on to its three MEPs.
      • It's a bizarre and refreshing experience, but I can't see him ever getting an Arts Council grant.
      • The winning team gets the next crime-fighting contract for the upcoming fiscal year.
      • Do you use larger doses of drinking chocolate to get the same high you once experienced?
      • He said the board had money to put into it but sanction had not been received to get the equipment.
      • It is understood he received a letter last week telling him he would be getting the OBE.
      • If a touchdown is scored either the quarterback, running back or receiver gets the glory.
      • The program usually gets a high rating and receives a large number of sponsors.
      • The Daycare Trust says only half a million children receive the credits to get them a nursery place.
      • Lewis believed that the students who wrote the letter could have gotten the same result had they just come and talked to her.
      • The Wasps' man of the match in each game receives three points, the second best player gets two points and the third best one point.
      • Maybe if I get a better job and a decent night's sleep it'll bother me less.
      • By then she'd got herself a job and a house, but her doctor threw her off the methadone course and she ended up back on drugs.
      • She recently got herself a good job and told me that she'd made a decision to get her own life back again.
      • He looked like he didn't feel good, like he hadn't gotten much sleep the night before.
      • She'd hardly got any sleep the night before.
      • If a farmer had land on both sides of the road he had to get permission to bring them across that road.
      • Despite being in the same room as her for two or three hours I just didn't get a chance to bring the subject up with her.

    • 1.4(by calculation)

      what did you get, Tim? ¿a ti qué / cuánto te dio, Tim?
      • divide 27 by 3 and you get 9 si divides 27 por 3 te dará 9
      • got it! ¡ya sé!
      • have you got 21 across yet? ¿ya has sacado el 21 horizontal?

    • 1.5(when telephoning)

      (number/person) lograr comunicarse con
      I got the wrong number me dio equivocado
      • Lost my cell phone, but you can still get me at my landline.
      • She called him at home, but got his wife instead.

  • 2

    • 2.1(to receive)

      (letter/message/reward/reprimand) recibir
      to get sth from sb
      • all I ever get from you is criticism
      • she got a warm reception from the audience
      • he gets the musical talent from his dad
      • I don't know where she gets it from, it certainly isn't from me
      • I do all the work and she gets all the credit
      • I seldom get the chance
      • the west coast gets a lot of rain
      • the kitchen doesn't get much sun
      I was getting signals from Jenny to be quiet Jenny me estaba haciendo señas para que me callara
      • I know what I'm getting for my birthday ya sé lo que me van a regalar para mi cumpleaños
      • do I get a kiss, then? ¿entonces me das un beso?
      • she got 12 years for armed robbery le dieron 12 años por robo a mano armada
      • However, down the street a further two if not three disabled parkers had also got fixed penalty tickets.
      • If he had an ounce of honour he would walk, and consider himself lucky that is all the punishment he gets.
      • If caught what punishment will they get, so many hours, be a good boy, don't do it again till next time?
      • That was technically the punishment they should have gotten, expulsion for disobeying a direct order from a superior.
      • I can see that whatever this boy has done, it is worthy of the punishment he is getting.
      • Dad got fifteen months in prison, while his son got 240 hours' community service.
      • If Smith succeeds in getting a severe sentence in this case, it will send a chilling message to others in the porn trade.
      • I got the sack once for laughing at work - I was driving a hearse at the time.
      • Anyone over the age of 10 dropping litter will get a fine.
      • He got ten years for the lesser crime of conspiracy to murder.

    • 2.2Radio Television

      (station) captar
      (station) recibir
      (station) coger mainly Spain informal
      (station) agarrar Southern Cone informal

    • 2.3(to be paid)

      (salary/pay) ganar
      how much were you getting in your old job? ¿cuánto ganabas en tu trabajo anterior?
      • if I do overtime I get a bit more si hago horas extras saco un poco más
      • what / how much do you think I can get for the piano? ¿cuánto crees que puedo sacar / que me pueden dar por el piano?

    • 2.4(to experience)

      (shock/surprise) llevarse
      I got the impression that … me dio la impresión de que …
      • I get the feeling that … tengo / me da la sensación de que …
      • Recently I have been getting a serious pain on my left side.
      • I had gotten my life's fair dose of suffering.
      • I was getting a really bad sensation in my fingers and it felt like I was walking on gravel.
      • I hope he gets a really bad dose of whatever his fix is and never wakes up again.
      • I was screwing in a light switch cover and got a nasty shock.
      • The students expect the cheating student to get her comeuppance but nothing happens.
      • I get a horrible stomach ache before every audition.
      • He's got enough problems of his own without having to worry about a girl who desperately just needs someone else to want her.
      • I was gradually waking up this morning when I moved my left leg and suddenly got a really bad cramp.
      • They've got a severe shortage of engineers, and it will take 18 months to work out that problem.

    • 2.5(to suffer)

      how did you get that bump on your head/black eye? ¿cómo te hiciste ese chichón en la cabeza/te pusiste el ojo morado?
      • she got smoke in her eyes le entró humo en los ojos
      • she got a splinter in her finger se clavó una astilla en el dedo
      • he got the full force of the blast recibió todo el impacto de la explosión

  • 3 informal

    (to find, to have)
    you don't get elephants in America en América no hay elefantes
    • you get better weather on the south coast en la costa sur hace mejor tiempo
    • we get mainly students in here nuestros clientes (or visitantes etc.) son mayormente estudiantes
    • I get all sorts of people coming to see me viene a verme todo tipo de gente
    • We got the ladder and brought it back around the front with intentions to leave it on the patio, which is enclosed.
    • It was understood that when it rained, he got the car and brought it around to the door.
    • Someone from reception gets the resuscitation kit and calls the other two doctors consulting that evening.
    • Eddie, who was on the far bank, directed me to where he was and I went and got a lifebelt and threw it to him.
    • He was getting something from his pocket and it took him some time to get his wallet.
    • Tristan was still in the parking lot getting the last of the equipment out of the van.
    • She kicked out at him and he released her but went into the kitchen and got the 6in-bladed knife.
    • Then she continued on to the kitchen to get herself a glass of water, as all that sat on the table was punch.
    • Apparently, Ella and Brett got sick of our debate, and went to go get a hotdog together.
    • As Usual she walked into the kitchen, got a can of pop and a bag of salt and vinegar chips.
    • He walked into the kitchen and got himself a glass of water before he sat back down.
    • I expounded this theory, and then, since it was a buffet lunch, went off to get some more food.
  • 4

    (to fetch)
    (hammer/scissors) traer
    (hammer/scissors) ir a buscar
    (doctor/plumber) llamar
    go and get your father ve a llamar a tu padre
    • get your coat anda / vete a buscar tu abrigo
    • can you come and get me in the car? ¿puedes venir a buscarme con el coche?
    • she got herself a cup of coffee se sirvió (or se hizo etc.) una taza de café
    • shall I get you a taxi? ¿te llamo un taxi?
  • 5

    • 5.1(to reach)

      it's too high up for me, can you get it? está demasiado alto para mí ¿tú lo puedes alcanzar / tú alcanzas?

    • 5.2(to take hold of)

      coger mainly Spain
      to get sb by the arm/leg agarrar a algn por el brazo/la pierna
      • the pain gets me right here me duele justo aquí
      • One assailant grabbed him and got him in a headlock while an accomplice pulled the wallet out of his trouser pocket.
      • It wasn't the dog that got him, it was a man, police said.
      • Thomas managed to get Chris, who was still laughing, into a headlock.
      • Thank god security was tight and the cops got him before he could do anything.
      • Trudy began to go down the path to the inn when Ed got her by the arm.
      • So it's a double blow for you: first that the bad people have gotten us, and second that I've failed you.

    • 5.3(to catch, to trap)

      pillar informal
      agarrar Latin America
      coger mainly Spain
      you've got me there, I haven't a clue ¡ahí sí que me pillaste! no tengo la menor idea informal
      • What is an annuity? No, you got me there.

    • 5.4 informal (to assault, to kill)

      I swear I'll get you! ¡te juro que me las vas a pagar! informal
      • the sharks must have got him, poor devil se lo deben de haber comido los tiburones al pobre
      • if smoking doesn't get you, pollution will si no te mata el tabaco, te liquida la contaminación
      • We get our enemies and punish their crimes, but the crimes of our friends go unpunished.
      • You little rat, I'll get you for that!
      • Anna has troubles of her own - including a little brother who's out to get her.
      • I had thought that she was just out to get me for a few wrong things I had done to her in the past.
      • Another guy came up at me and he took a swing and got me in the arm.
      • I was going to get him in the nose but when he saw my fist coming he moved.
      • I got him on the neck, but it was a lucky shot.

  • 6

    (to hit)
    (target/person) darle a
    to get sb on / in the arm/leg darle a alguien en el brazo/la pierna
    • you'll get yours ¡ya las vas a pagar!
  • 7

    (with illnesses)
    (cold/flu) agarrar
    (cold/flu) pescar informal
    (cold/flu) pillar informal
    (cold/flu) coger mainly Spain
    she got chickenpox from her sister la hermana le contagió la varicela
    • She felt like she was getting a thousand diseases just from their second-hand smoke.
    • He has fears about the risks of getting more serious asbestos disease.
    • It is like an injection, as when someone gets lumbago and receives a shot.
    • Whenever my three-year-old son gets a cold, he suffers from a high temperature and is sick for 24 hours.
    • I have to rest you but, if anyone asks, you've got the flu.
    • When scientists found out that people who smoked got lung cancer, the result was significant: it wasn't just a coincidence.
    • Antioxidants are believed to lessen one's risk of getting heart disease and high blood pressure.
  • 8

    (to catch)
    (bus/train) tomar
    (bus/train) coger Spain
    she got a bus to Kingston fue en autobús hasta Kingston
    • The transport system in Kingston isn't so bad that getting the bus or train is not an option.
    • At the last minute, Keith decided not to get the train and instead got a later metro.
    • Further down Oxford Street we got a Victoria Line train from Bond Street to Euston.
    • Certainly, you're not getting a Circle Line train today, or for several weeks at least.
    • I left the party at some time way after midnight, so got the very last tube into King's Cross last night.
  • 9

    (to prepare)
    (breakfast/dinner) preparar
    (breakfast/dinner) hacer
    • Only come out in the early morning when no one is up to get breakfast.
    • She'd been getting the same lunch every day for nearly two years now, and she never tired of it.
    • Making the fresh soda bread, getting the dinner, and doing her housework was her joy.
  • 10 informal

    • 10.1(to irritate)

      what gets me is the way he said it lo que me fastidia / me da rabia es la forma en que lo dijo
      • What really gets me is how insipid the parents are.
      • How much has the fact that your game slipped over the past year been burning you inside? Deeply. It gets me.

    • 10.2(to bring out emotions)

      it gets you right there te conmueve

    • 10.3(to puzzle)

      what gets me is how … lo que no entiendo es cómo …

  • 11

    • 11.1 informal (to understand)

      I get it, you want me to tell them that … ya entiendo, quieres que les diga que …
      • oh, I get you ah, ya (te) entiendo
      • get it? ¿entiendes?
      • It's almost a revolution, get me?
      • I don't have a family, you get it?
      • Perhaps he got what I meant, perhaps he did not.
      • She had obviously got it this time as she then asked me for my credit card limit.
      • We even did a cover of Riders on the Storm as a joke and of course nobody got it.
      • I don't think the old guy got it, and pretty soon he was shuffling back up the mountain.
      • Gotta love them jokes thrown in there that a good half of the audience has no chance of getting.
      • I appreciate that it will take time to filter through and for people to get the message.

    • 11.2(to hear, to take note of)

      I didn't quite get that: could you repeat it? no oí / entendí bien ¿podrías repetir lo que dijiste?
      • I didn't get your name no entendí tu nombre
      • did you get the number? ¿tomaste nota del número?
      • get this, Frank's a candidate agárrate, Frank se presenta como candidato

  • 12 informal

    (to answer)
    (phone) contestar
    (phone) atender
    (phone) coger Spain
    (door) abrir
    • Get the door for me will you, please?
    • In the meantime, make a rule that if you will always take out the trash, she will always get the phone.
  • 13

    (to have in one's possession)
    • to have got
  • 14

    (to bring, to move, to put)
    → see also get across,
    get in,
    get outetc
    we'll get it there by two o'clock lo tendremos allí antes de las dos
    • don't worry, we'll get you to Rome somehow no te preocupes, encontraremos la manera de que llegues a Roma
    • just wait till I get you home! ¡ya vas a ver cuando lleguemos a casa!
    • to get sth downstairs/upstairs bajar/subir algo
    • when can you get the documents to us? ¿cuándo nos puede hacer llegar los documentos?
    • where will it get us? ¿a dónde nos conduce?
    • It came as a relief to his conscience as Jake moved, trying to get back on his feet.
    • Women have fought long and hard to get into positions that men hold within the leadership of the church.
    • There isn't much room, and you have to wait for everyone to get into position before you hit.
    • She agrees that the resort is unlikely to get back to the position it boasted in its heyday.
    • And this is something that shouldn't have gotten to this situation.
    • She looked disappointed, and the group resolved to see what the situation was when they got there.
    • We almost lost the school a few years ago and we do not want to get into that situation again.
    • He has gotten out of position, a rarity in past years, in an apparent effort to cover for other players or perhaps live up to his contract extension.
    • There've been very few good men who've gotten to these positions of power.
    • With the older child of course, one gets closer to the situation with an adult.
    • You get into a situation, you have a bunch of ideas floating around, and you want to make a movie.
    • Again this is an easy situation to get into because companies are evolving concerns.
    • I waited for her to calm down and get into a good position before telling me her dream.
    • Gabriel had gotten up from his position on the ground and was standing nose to nose with Michael.
    • The slice slows the ball's speed down giving you the time to get into a better position.
    • There was a plastic Dalek that you get inside and move around, saying EX-TER-MIN-ATE!
    • But suppose you just happen to get into a situation where you are dependent upon me?
    • However, much weight is attached to their communal life when they got there.
    • If one parent isn't home to supervise the kids, kids get into trouble.
    • And when kids get into trouble, whose fault is it?
    • If you get into difficulty, you can also often contact the advisory branch of the same firm.
    • If you get into financial difficulties or house prices fall, your home may be at risk.
    • Dreams were destroyed when a person decided to get behind the wheel after drinking.
  • 15

    (to cause to be)
    he got the children ready preparó a los niños
    • I can't get the window open/shut no puedo abrir/cerrar la ventana
    • it's hard to get these pans clean estas cacerolas son difíciles de limpiar
    • they got him drunk lo emborracharon
    • let me get one thing clear esto que quede bien claro
    • they got their feet wet/dirty se mojaron/se ensuciaron los pies
    • I have got half a dozen great slow, huge songs, but I kind of get bored of playing them live.
    • So after a while, you sort of get used to all of the little things on the car.
    • But every waking hour the competition in the mobile communications market gets tougher.
    • It's only slowly that tech and public interest communities are getting involved.
    • Even as technology expands the way leaders can communicate, it's gotten tougher than ever to be heard.
    • The affect this is having on the quality of life for residents and the business community is acute and getting worse.
    • We'll see a real resurgance of underground communications networks if this gets worse.
    • He gets tired easily, needs help cutting up food and washing and needs constant care.
    • We all eventually get sick, and then we all die.
    • If you're starting to get confused, just hang on because it gets deeper.
    • She nodded and stormed out of the room to get her costume ready.
    • But I can assure you that I can get angry - very angry.
    • I lie on my bed, looking at the walls of the cell that is to be my home for the next two weeks and reflect on how things got this bad.
    • It's interesting that over the past few years my spelling has certainly got a lot worse than it used to be.
    • The older I get the more the issue of crime and punishment becomes a grey area.
    • As the weather gets warmer the fatal disease myxomatosis spreads faster.
    • They did an excellent job of getting everything sorted out for this test.
    • Other reports also indicate that the job market is not getting any better.
    • We still went ahead getting the property ready for the season, training seasonal staff and volunteers.
    • It's been a busy day to day so I haven't had time to cook dinner before getting ready for work.
    • We had it in our minds that Daniel would get better, nothing prepared us for that.
  • 16to get sb/sth + past participle

    • 16.1(showing an action carried out by the subject)

      I'm going to get the house tidied up voy a ordenar la casa
      • he says he'll get that shelf put up this afternoon dice que va a colocar ese estante esta tarde
      • we must get some work done tenemos que trabajar un poco
      • he got his arm broken se rompió el brazo
      • it's about time they got themselves organized ya va siendo hora de que se organicen

    • 16.2(showing an action carried out by somebody else)

      he got the house painted/the carpets cleaned hizo pintar la casa/limpiar las alfombras
      • get your hair cut! ¡vete a cortar el pelo!
      • I must get this watch fixed tengo que llevar a arreglar este reloj
      • you'll get me fired! ¡vas a hacer que me echen!
      • that won't get you promoted con eso no vas a lograr que te asciendan
      • I got that written into the contract les hice poner eso en el contrato

  • 17

    (to arrange, to persuade, to force)
    to get sb/sth to + infinitive
    • And if you could get him to nip round with a feather duster, I would be most grateful.
    • At the end of the day, there is nothing like a good old British tragedy to get us to rally round and buy some papers.
    • The latest scam is to get us to sign a contract agreeing to longer shifts to cover up for staff shortages.
    • But I knew nothing then of getting people to sign a piece of paper forbidding them to speak to anyone else.
    • I wish some publisher would get Dave to update it, and bring it back into print.
    • Henry had promised to try and get Father to agree to bring him along with them when they left.
    • Is getting a million people to come out and wave symbolic signs at a symbolic march a political act?
    • So I would be grateful if you could publish this letter to get people to register!
    • The other thing of note is, if a couple of emails and a letter gets a blogger to close down his blog, what if you got a writ of summons?
    • Andrew Corrigan got the winner to pull off the surprise result of the season.
    • Maria had gone along in the hope that she could get her friend to pick something tasteful without a huge price tag.
    • Once that is established, the next move will be to get doctors to clean up their act.
    • So I got them to move me into a little hotel in Soho, the seedy area of New York.
    • Hire some of the people involved and get them to bring their audience with them.
    • I DJ and if anyone buys me a drink I always get a member of staff to bring it over to me.
    • They had also never gotten the band to sign releases for their interviews, which took more than three years to conduct.
    • We could have pushed our luck and got the president to sign up for both the aid and the climate change deal.
    • He immediately sent back his own colour picture of his son after getting Jonny to sign it first.
    • It has all the marks of some Labour official drawing it up and then getting the MP to sign it.
    • No wonder we have such difficulty in getting really good candidates to stand.
  • 18

    (to cause to start)
    to get sb/sth -ing

intransitive verb getting, got, got, gotten

  • 1

    (to arrive)
    I got here yesterday llegué ayer
    • she got to Boston at 4 o'clock llegó a Boston a las cuatro
    • can you get there by train? ¿se puede ir en tren?
    • how did that stain get there? ¿esa mancha de dónde salió?
    • can anyone remember where we'd got to? ¿alguien se acuerda de dónde habíamos quedado?
    • we got to / as far as page 21 llegamos hasta la página 21
    • I was just getting to that a eso iba
    • to get nowhere
    • not to get anywhere
    • His knee eventually healed and he got back into pro football, not as a player but as a head coach for his old team.
    • Once the tram gets there, the car is nowhere to be seen.
    • Some kids spent 7-8 hours getting home on the bus.
    • She has had rheumatoid arthritis for seven months and has difficulty walking and getting about.
    • He got stuck on the Edgware Road, but eventually he got here and did the business.
    • They spoke out before leaving late yesterday afternoon as legal moves to evict them got under way.
    • Blaine's mom was just getting home from work.
    • Once you are outside of Moscow or Sofia you can encounter difficulties getting from one place to another.
    • The boy was hardly going to be able to get anywhere on foot.
    • When I finally got into bed, I couldn't stop thinking about her.
    • When I got home after picking up my paper, there was a letter waiting for me, from my best friend Diana.
    • Now continuing along our route we will eventually get back to the start of the maze again.
    • When proceedings eventually got under way it was action and endeavour all the way.
    • With the Scottish capital's new traffic regulations, a green light is no guarantee of getting anywhere in a hurry.
    • At the moment you have to step over piles of stuff if you want to get anywhere.
    • I have attempted to locate this item on several search engines and haven't gotten anywhere.
    • Eventually he gets near the beach, and jumps out into water that's just about shallow enough to stand in.
    • Power was restored a quarter of an hour later and play eventually got under way at 6.22 pm.
    • I still haven't gotten anywhere with the guitar I bought at the beginning of the year… ah well.
    • I haven't really gotten anywhere yet, but maybe in a few weeks' time, I'll put a photo gallery up on the main site.
  • 2

    • 2.1(to become)

      to get married casarse
      • to get dressed vestirse
      • to get used to sth acostumbrarse a algo
      • to get lost perderse
      • your dinner's getting cold se te está enfriando la cena
      • he got very angry se puso furioso
      • they get tired easily se cansan con facilidad
      • he got that way after his wife died se puso así cuando murió su mujer
      • to get tough ponerse duro

    • 2.2 informal (to be)

      she gets invited to lots of parties la invitan a muchas fiestas
      • one of their players got injured uno de sus jugadores se lesionó
      • the bike got stolen se robaron la bicicleta
      • you'll have to wait till I get paid vas a tener que esperar hasta que cobre
      • Are we surprised that the message from sensible speeches gets drowned out when appeals to the basest fears of a crowd always bring the loudest cheer?
      • He got robbed at gunpoint in Mexico.
      • The president seems weirdly ignorant of how stuff gets done in DC.
      • I can't remember if the cat got fed that morning.
      • Tracy's bike got stolen in Vancouver.
      • I try to have a passive awareness… but I'm getting sidetracked into a different topic.
      • All of those sorts of decisions get pushed to the U.N. Security Council.
      • You know you're in worse shape when the cat in the movie gets billed in the credits.
      • Val replies but it gets drowned out by a piano and distant chanting.
      • Within half an hour the team had gotten registered and received their racing numbers.
      • Bag after black plastic bag got filled with old, useless paper.
      • It's not often that one gets invited to meet the Prince of Wales, especially in India.
      • At times, her voice in medium range got drowned in the accompanying instruments.
      • A vet today urged motorists to slow down after a dramatic rise in the number of cats getting knocked down on a busy stretch in Wickford.
      • Typically, this is when the cat gets chased around the house and garden by a loony old poet brandishing a frying-pan.
      • They sent an officer to meet me, and got invited to have a cup of tea with the station commander.
      • The emotional message of the film doesn't get drowned out if you watch it the other way round.
      • The calm voice was always there but tended to get drowned out by the soundless scream of panic.
      • Their vocals were getting drowned by their music even though they were virtually shouting.
      • Unfortunately most people seem to think that when a cat gets declawed it is only their claws that are removed.

  • 3to get to + inf

    • 3.1(to come to, to reach a state)

      (+ infinitive) llegar a
      he never thought he'd get to be president nunca pensó que llegaría a ser presidente
      • you'll get to like it eventually vas a ver como termina por gustarte
      • I never really got to know him nunca llegué a conocerlo de verdad
      • His vision was blurred and his speech was getting so that hardly anyone could understand him.
      • It got so I couldn't come back from my trips empty-handed.

    • 3.2(to have the opportunity to)

      as a diplomat one gets to meet many interesting people como diplomático uno tiene la oportunidad de conocer a mucha gente interesante
      • when do we get to open the presents? ¿cuándo podemos abrir los regalos?

  • 4

    (to start)
    to get -ing empezar a + inf
    ponerse a + inf
    to get to -ing ponerse a + inf

There are 2 main translations of get in Spanish

: get1get2



  • 1

    • Stupid get! O my God, how you stick yourself I'll never know!
    • I can't stand that other smarmy get.