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get

the total offspring of an individual male; refers usually to a stallion.
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There was so much to do, getting the boxes ready to go tomorrow, that I didn't come home to dinner.
I'm getting really fond of the room in spite of the wall-paper.
But really, Eliza, you are getting altogether too proud of that little fellow.
This is getting tiresome, I think I should like some lunch," said Mr.
He just sat by with his big blue eyes getting rounder every minute and lapped it up.
They abandoned one another, abandoned all their heavy baggage, their artillery, and half their men, and fled, getting past the Russians by night by making semicircles to the right.
Mary was just now at home waiting for a situation, while Christy, the boy next to her, was getting cheap learning and cheap fare in Scotland, having to his father's disappointment taken to books instead of that sacred calling "business.
You give me the choice of lying to you and hurting you in order to protect myself by getting rid of you, or of throwing away my protection by telling you the truth, for then you, as you said yourself, would stay and urge.
He's like a gold-mine all right all right," Collins meditated, "but I'm hanged if I can crack it, and he's getting grouchier every day.
I should be five years getting to it, and should have to spend two hundred a year in going circuit before I had earned a farthing.
The warm-hearted old man talks of getting me another portrait to do.
They were rather taken aback sometimes at finding Rose's services preferred to their's, and privately confided to one another that "Old Mac was getting fond of being molly-coddled.