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get

verb accumulate, achieve, acquire, appropriate, attain, capture, collect, earn, elicit, gain, gain possession of, gather, harvest, obtain, possess, procure, realize, receive, recover, secure, seize, take, take over, take possession of
Associated concepts: devices and bequests under a will, laws of intestacy
See also: acquire, attain, collect, derive, gain, incur, obtain, possess, procure, raise, reach, realize, reap, receive, secure

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a Jewish religious divorce without which partners are not free to be properly married within the faith. It is organized through the BETH DIN. The Beth Din does not grant a decree; it merely supervises the writing of the get, the deed recording the dissolution. All that is required is to show that the parties consent to divorce. In the UK, however, divorce does not require consent, so a conflict can arise where a party has a civil divorce but not a religious divorce. In England and Wales, by virtue of the Divorce (Religious Marriages) Act 2002, the court has power to refuse decree absolute, where, inter alia, the parties were married according to the ‘usages of the Jews’, to refuse a decree of divorce until a declaration is obtained from both parties that the necessary religious steps have been taken.
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The faint figure behind seemed to shake the pattern, just as if she wanted to get out.
You think you have mastered it, but just as you get well underway in following, it turns a back-somersault and there you are.
They get through, and then the pattern strangles them off and turns them upside down, and makes their eyes white!
Besides, I don't want anybody to get that woman out at night but myself.
There are only two more days to get this paper off, and I believe John is beginning to notice.
She laughed and said she wouldn't mind doing it herself, but I must not get tired.
She tried to get me out of the room--it was too patent
If that woman does get out, and tries to get away, I can tie her!
But I am securely fastened now by my well-hidden rope--you don't get ME out in the road there!
I suppose I shall have to get back behind the pattern when it comes night, and that is hard!
Former police chief Adil Serdar Sacan gets 14 years six months.
In response to a devastating rash of reported queer youth suicides in the fall of 2010, American writer Dan Savage and his partner Terry Miller founded the It Gets Better project, a website inviting adults to submit videos that offer messages of hope and encouragement to youth who may be struggling with their sexualities in difficult environments.