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English verb: get hold

1. get hold (possession) get something or somebody for a specific purpose


SamplesI found this gadget that will serve as a bottle opener.
I got hold of these tools to fix our plumbing.
The chairman got hold of a secretary on Friday night to type the urgent letter.


Synonymscome up, find, line up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)acquire, get









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