how to pronounce got


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got is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of got in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… how much dosh have you got on you and if …”

meanings of got


  1. Have, there is.
  2. Have.
  3. Simple past tense of get.
  4. To be murdered or seriously injured.
  5. Past participle of get.
  6. Expressing obligation.
  7. Must; have (to).


  1. Alternative form of GoT (“Game of Thrones").
  2. Initialism of global offset table.
  3. Abbreviation of glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase.
  4. Abbreviation of geranyl-pyrophosphate-olivetolic acid geranyltransferase or geranyl-diphosphate:olivetolate geranyltransferase.


  1. Alternative form of GoT (“Game of Thrones").
  2. Initialism of Game of Thrones.

got frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word got occurs in english on average 932 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.

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