HyperDic: get_it

English > 2 senses of the expression get it:
VERBcognitionget it, catch on, get wise, get onto, tumble, latch on, cotton on, twigunderstand, usually after some initial difficulty
socialget itreceive punishment
English > get it: 2 senses > verb 1, cognition
Meaningunderstand, usually after some initial difficulty.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymscatch on, get wise, get onto, tumble, latch on, cotton on, twig
Broadergrok, get the picture, comprehend, savvy, dig, grasp, compass, apprehendGet the meaning / meaning of something
Spanishcomprender, entender
Catalancomprendre, entendre's
English > get it: 2 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningReceive punishment.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"You are going to get it!"

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