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Past tense and a past participle of get1.
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1. the past tense and past participle of get
2. have got
a. to possess: he has got three apples.
b. (takes an infinitive) used as an auxiliary to express compulsion felt to be imposed by or upon the speaker: I've got to get a new coat.
3. have got it bad have got it badly informal to be infatuated
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. a pt. and pp. of get.
2. Informal. have got; have.auxiliary verb.
3. Informal. must; have got (fol. by an infinitive).
usage: See get.
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Got is the past tense of the verb 'get'. In British English and for some meanings of the verb in American English, it is also the past participle of 'get'.
Got is also used in the expression have got.
See have got
Collins COBUILD English Usage © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 2004, 2011, 2012
- I've got a cramp in my leg (US)
I've got cramp in my leg (UK)
- I have a bad back (US)
I've got a bad back (UK)
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gotpret de get
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