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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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There's no getting away from the fact that action is needed if our local airport is to have a future.
I said after France that I wasn't gonna watch it but there's no getting away from it.
Detective Sergeant Keith Skarz is in charge of the search for two men who threatened staff in Lloyds TSB on Westgate before getting away with thousands of pounds.
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A bus driver was among those who used their vehicles to try to block the road to stop the thieves getting away in a waiting black Volkswagen Golf.
Many critics hailed it as the best film of the year, getting away with the designation since Melville's movie never played in the United States back in the day.
A BURGLAR caused more than pounds 2,500 damage at a pub before getting away with just pounds 13.
This gets into the issue of getting away from the pedigree of the school attended," Odom said.
Other times, the adults delivered living prey, which has a greater chance of getting away.
John McCain isn't getting away with his switch on the tax cuts.
Getting away from his neighborhood, into college, will be Hector's only hope of survival.
Oxfam director Barbara Stocking said: "Illegal arms dealers are getting away with murder on a daily basis.