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verb
  1. 1
    to obtain, receive, or be given something

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    1. a.
      to buy something

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    2. b.
      to go and bring something back from somewhere else

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    3. c.
      to earn or receive an amount of money

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    4. d.
      to obtain information

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  2. 2
    to start to be in a particular state or have a particular quality

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    1. a.
      to become: used with past participles to form passives

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    2. c.
      to put on or take off clothing

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  3. 3
    to do something, or to have it done for you

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  4. 4
    to move to or from a position or place

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    1. b.
      to arrive at a place

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    2. c.
      to come to be in a position or place

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    3. d.
      to send something to a person or place

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    4. e.
      to travel a particular distance

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    to fit or put something in a place

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    spoken to answer the door or telephone

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    to use a particular vehicle to travel somewhere

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    to be able to receive particular broadcasts on your television or radio

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    1. a.
      to regularly receive a newspaper or magazine

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    to prepare a meal

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  10. 14
    spoken to annoy someone

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  11. 15
    to reach someone by telephone

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dark pool

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