get (1)

This page is about the slang term get (1).

Meaning: to understand something or someone

For example:

  • I told a joke, but no-one laughed. They didn't get it.

  • Sammy's a strange guy. I just don't get him.

Quick Quiz:

He tried to explain his reasoning again, but I just didn't get it. I

a. didn't care

b. didn't hear

c. didn't understand

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Contributor: Matt Errey