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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 participlegotten together
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  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 least once a year.
    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 issue.
  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 bring 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.
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