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Please tell me correct use of 'get' and 'got'.

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GET Meaning - to receive or procure something Tense – Present and Future tense GOT – Past tense of GET Examples: 1.Can I get you anything? 2.Get me a pen In the above examples, “get” means “to bring” 3.Get the information from Ravi. In the above sentence “get”... read more

GET

Meaning - to receive or procure something

Tense – Present and Future tense

GOT – Past tense of GET

Examples:

1.Can I get you anything?

2.Get me a pen

In the above examples, “get” means “to bring”

 

3.Get the information from Ravi.

In the above sentence “get” means “to obtain”

 

4.I will get good marks next time – will + get – future tense

In this example , “get” means “score”

 

GOT – Past Tense

1.I got good marks

In this example – “got” means “score”

 

2.I got a scholarship to pursue higher studies

   In the above example – “got” means “receive”

 

3.I got second prize in singing competion

In the above sentence - "got" means "secure"

 

"get" and "got" are used in a informal way. When it comes to Business Communication,recommend to use appropriate synonyms(consider the words in bold)

Example :

Did you get my mail ? - Informal

Did you receive my mail ? - Formal

 

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Got is the simple past tense of get
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In informal speech, many speakers use have got, or simply got to mean “have” or “must.” You should avoid this usage of the verb get in your writing; instead, usehave or must read more

In informal speech, many speakers use have got, or simply got to mean “have” or “must.” You should avoid this usage of the verb get in your writing; instead, usehave or must

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The correct usages of Get & Got is as follows: a) Get - is the Present Tense, whereas Got - is the Past Tense and Past Participle.
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Get is present tense and got is past.
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"I get the question u gave me" it means that this sentence is in present. And "i got it" is the statement of past tense. Even got is a past participle that 'i have got what u said'.
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Get word you use for present tense Got you use for past tense.
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Get - Present Tense Got- Past tense
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Get is used in present tense it means to receive something eg we get milk from cow Got is used in past tense( when the work has already happened) it means to have or has e.g. I got a letter from my grandmother yesterday
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Get - Present tense Got - past tense and past participle.
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