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get

Informal (in tennis) a successful return of a shot that was difficult to reach
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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.
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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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"Unscrupulous arms dealers continue to get away with grave human rights abuses and make a mockery of the UN Security Council's efforts."
Obviously if they see that a blind eye is turned ,they can get away with what they want; put simply they're getting away with murder.
All her life, she has covered for her mother, cared for her little brother, and listened to her opinionated grandmother; now, she feels her only hope of survival is to escape, to get away. Her little brother is safe with an uncle and his wife, her father has been dead for several years, her mother is not getting any better--so Zoe finds a room in the home of a wonderful elderly woman.