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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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Rodgers presented Searle - 10 years his junior - with a bouquet of roses before getting down on one knee, just 68 days after his divorce from ex-wife Susan was finalised.
Getting Down to Business will provide 120 young people who have a passion for enterprise, with an opportunity to gain inside knowledge and expert advice on how to start and grow a business, Mr Smith said.
This report commemorates the fifth anniversary of the Getting Down to Facts project, which sought to provide a thorough and reliable analysis of the critical challenges facing California's education system as the necessary basis for an informed discussion of policy changes aimed at improving the performance of California schools and students.
We're just getting down and dirty with the next album.
Secretary of State Clinton is also hopeful of a resolution: "They are getting down to business.
They are getting down to business and they have begun to grapple with the core issues that can only be resolved through face-to-face negotiations," Clinton told reporters.
Turner said: "I'm disappointed for our supporters because it will obviously hinder them getting down to The Valley.
A few years ago, I heard her do a live version of ``At Last,'' getting down cold the full power of the Etta James version.
It has been bright and windy today, although we could have a frost tonight with it getting down to -2C.
Given Bow-Wow's track record of getting down and dirty in the city, you slightly wonder if all this sudden rustic freedom might have a paralysing effect on their creativity--after all, constraints provide something to kick against.
really getting down deep into a society and learning how it works.