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phrasal verb
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyget together
he/she/itgets together
present participlegetting together
past tensegot together
past participlegot together
  1. 1
    [intransitive] if people get together, they meet in order to do something or to spend time together

    The whole family usually gets together at Christmas.

    get together with:

    He got together with some friends to plan a party for her.

    1. a.
      [transitive] get someone together to ask or make people come together in one place

      Lou got the girls together and told them about Anna’s accident.

  2. 2
    [intransitive] to reach an agreement on an issue that people have had different opinions about
    get together on:

    I hope the committee can get together on this matter.

  3. 3
    [transitive] to organize or produce something that has many separate parts

    We’ve got to get this report together by tomorrow.

  4. 4
    [transitive] to find or collect things that you need, so that they are in one place and ready to use

    I got together a list of all their names and phone numbers.

    1. a.
      to obtain an amount of money that you need

      I managed to get the deposit together.

  5. 5
    [intransitive] informal if two people get together, they start a romantic or sexual relationship
  6. 6
    get it together
    1. a.
      to be in control of your life, so that you are successful and are doing what you want to do
    2. b.
      British spoken if two people get it together, they start a romantic or sexual relationship
  7. 7
    get yourself together to become calm and in control of your emotions
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