Get and Have


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Get verb – Achieve a point or goal.
Usage example: The Brazilian team got 4 goals

Have is a synonym for get in experience topic. In some cases you can use "Have" instead a verb "Get", when it comes to topics like give, cause, bring, achieve. popular alternative
Nearby Word: getting
Synonyms for Get


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Have verb – To bring forth from the womb.
Usage example: her grandmother had 11 children

Get is a synonym for have in give topic. You can use "Get" instead a verb "Have", if it concerns topics such as receive, cause, bring, be in possession. popular alternative
Synonyms for Have

Common collocations

ability get ability have ability
power get power have power
idea get idea have idea
name get name have name
Other nouns: chance, effect, time, way, money, access, names, points, powers, moments.
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