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get

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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January February August 2014 2011 2010 Everyone has a fair chance to 52% 49% 35% get ahead in the long run It's mainly just a few people 43 48 62 at the top who have a chance to get ahead Note: In the January 2014 poll, 73 percent of Republicans, 45 percent of Democrats, and 45 percent of independents said everyone has a fair chance.
"I think the most important thing for us is to take each game at a time and not get ahead of ourselves."
The information will allow the nearby defender to get ahead of the game by planning his move--maybe intercept or contain.