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Informal (in tennis) a successful return of a shot that was difficult to reach

get

[get]
(computer science)
An instruction in a computer program to read data from a file.
(industrial engineering)
A combination of two or more of the elemental motions of search, select, grasp, transport empty, and transport loaded; applied to time-motion studies.

get

(1) In programming, a request for the next record in an input file. Contrast with put.

(2) An FTP command used to download a file from a server or to display the contents of a text file. See ftp commands.

(3) (GET) An HTTP command used to retrieve data from a Web server. See HTTP GET.
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Both of those resources will certainly assist anyone interested in getting a job, getting ahead, and staying ahead.
This procurement seeks to identify a suitably qualified contractor to evaluate the Getting Ahead programme in order to inform the Fund and the Welsh Government on its impact and effectiveness.
For fully two decades most Americans were not getting ahead economically, and many of those who did were increasingly hard pressed to keep up even their meager progress.
s So You Want To Be In Show Business: A Hollywood Agent Shares The Secrets Of Getting Ahead Without Getting Ripped Off.
Many pitchers are great at getting ahead of hitters early in the count, but have trouble finishing them off.
Consider them the definitive source of information for getting ahead in business, and, more important, in life.
A fresh haircut, clean nails, shined shoes and a firm handshake are all prerequisites to getting ahead.
In Sudbury, the New Sudbury Shopping Centre is getting ahead of the game by collecting not only merchants' recyclable material but those of its customers as well.
In fact, Aldrich says, America's old rich are different in being repositories of certain values that can't survive elsewhere because they're incovenient for non-aristocratic people who are worried about getting ahead.
Today, three in four Americans say getting ahead is harder than in the past, but an equal proportion have been able get ahead in their lifetime.
We want to be the first team to create history but we're getting ahead of ourselves there, it's about doing the basics and playing with a lot of passion.
He was having trouble getting ahead and putting hitters away the way he has been in recent games.