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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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Our customers have been telling us that RDA stands out in the crowded e-business field as a straightforward company that avoids the hype and gets down to creating business solutions that work," said Don Awalt, chairman and CEO.
If one person gets down, the whole team picks them up.
Imagine being just one of 600 people, dancing a few feet away from The Artist formerly known as Prince as he gets down in all of his Purple majesty.
Boiled down to their primary impressions, the Chinese story is tragic, the American one's neurotic and, after some emphatic arguments about love, the Italian one gets down to the business of buxom nude women jumping up and down.
country albums ever, Morlix gets down to his twangy roots on this third album of originals.
I knew just to make him play because if he gets down it gets hard,'' Sacks said.
If it gets down here and gets into the hamburger - the chances of that are pretty slim.
The weather is hot,'' said Falbrav trainer Luca Cumani, whose Newmarket, England, base gets down to the freezing point at night in the fall.
That gets down to the major aspect - how many seats does the performer want to sell?
Julia (Jennifer Elise Cox) rips up a love letter from her beloved Proteus and then gets down on all fours to kiss the fragments.
Keep your shirt on, Andre Agassi has a decent chance of making the final of the Australian Open, no matter how hot the competition gets Down Under.