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An example use of get in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… the labor is hard to get or is it a …”
Get means to obtain by effort or to obtain by asking for.
the word get occurs in english on average 1859.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that get can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;
2) communication, information, and media;
3) people, society, and culture;