get it (third-person singular simple present gets it, present participle getting it, simple past got it, past participle got it or gotten it)
- Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see get, it.
- If you order the pizza, I'll go get it.
- To understand, to catch on.
- If they aren't getting it, explain it a different way.
- I thought it was hilarious, but she didn't get it.
2006 March 16, Andrea Taylor as Clover; Jess Harnell as Jerry Lewis; Jennifer Hale as Samantha “Sam”, “I Want My Mummy”, in Totally Spies!, season 2, episode 2, written by Bryan Thompson, Teletoon, Marathon Media:
Couldn’t you point at that shed a little sooner, Alex⁉
Oh! Excellent! Right on shedule for your latest mission. Get it? E-heh, “shedule”?
Yes, unfortunately we get it, Jerry.
- (idiomatic) To get what's coming to one: to feel someone's wrath; to receive punishment; to receive a retaliation; to receive a beating.
- After the way she spoke to him, she's really going to get it this time.
- (slang, euphemistic) To have sex, especially referring to its possibility or eventuality.
He could get it if he just had more confidence.
- Used to encourage someone, especially to indicate that someone is doing something well.