HyperDic: get_a_line

English > 1 sense of the expression get a line:
VERBcognitionget a line, learn, hear, get word, get wind, pick up, find out, discover, seeget to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
English > get a line: 1 sense > verb 1, cognition
MeaningGet to know or become aware of, usually accidentally.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymslearn, hear, get word, get wind, pick up, find out, discover, see
NarrowerascertainLearn or discover with certainty
discover, findmake a discovery
get the goodsDiscover some bad or hidden / hidden information about
trip up, catchdetect a blunder or misstep
wise upget wise to
Similar towitness, find, seeperceive or be contemporaneous with
Spanishaprender, averiguar, descubrir, enterarse, enterar, oír, ver
Catalanaprendre, assabentar-se, assabentar, descobrir, veure

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