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- To leave or escape
- In case of fire, get out by the nearest exit.
- To come out of a situation ; to escape a fate
- Never take life seriously. Nobody gets out alive anyways.
- To help someone leave
- We must get the children out first.
- To leave a vehicle such as a car. (Note: for public transport, get off is more common.)
- I'll get out at the end of the road and walk from there.
- To become known.
- Somehow the secret got out.
- To spend free time out of the house.
- You work too hard. You should get out more.
- To publish something, or make a product available.
- The organization has just gotten their newsletter out.
- To say something with difficulty.
- He could hardly get the words out for the tears.
- To clean something. To eliminate dirt or stains.
- This detergent will get most household stains out.
- To take something from its container.
- (leave or escape): exit, go out
- (help someone leave): remove
- (become known): transpire
- (clean, eliminate dirt or stains): remove
- (take something from its container): take out, extract
To leave or escape
To publish something
To say something with difficulty
clean, eliminate dirt or stains
take something from its container
- Indicating incredulity.
- (Britain, slang) Expressing disapproval or disgust, especially after a bad joke.
- Just get out.