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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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A ROGUE doctor could still get away with murder, despite a shake-up of the coroner's system designed to deter another serial killer like GP Harold Shipman.
It seems to be a maxim of human nature that people will try to "get away with something,' or, rendered in slightly more eloquent verbiage, to "capitalize on the opportunities that present themselves" In the spirit of this discussion and full disclosure, we in the insurance industry often refer to such activity as fraud.
"Unscrupulous arms dealers continue to get away with grave human rights abuses and make a mockery of the UN Security Council's efforts."