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How to Pronounce getting?

Correct pronunciation for the word "getting" is [ɡˈɛtɪŋ], [ɡˈɛtɪŋ], [ɡ_ˈɛ_t_ɪ_ŋ].

"Getting" in context

Getting is the process of gaining possession of something - an object, experience, or knowledge. It is the way that we access things as part of our everyday lives. Whether it's getting a job, getting a degree, getting information, or getting a physical object, getting is a form of acquisition.

Most of us will engage in some form of getting in our everyday routines. We might get our morning coffee, a new outfit, or a great deal. We may be getting new skills and experiences, knowledge, or even something intangible, such as feeling of satisfaction. Whatever it is, there is usually some form of acquisition involved.

What are similar-sounding words for getting?

Usage over time for getting:

This graph shows how "getting" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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