Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio » Dictionary » G » Get Weaving ... Giacomo Meyerbeer


Pronunciation (US): 

 Dictionary entry overview: What does get wind mean? 

GET WIND (verb)
  The verb GET WIND has 1 sense:

1. get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally

  Familiarity information: GET WIND used as a verb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

GET WIND (verb)

Sense 1get wind [BACK TO TOP]


Get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting


get a line; get wind; get word; find out; hear; learn; discover; pick up; see

Context examples:

I learned that she has two grown-up children / I see that you have been promoted

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "get wind"):

get the goods (discover some bad or hidden information about)

wise up (get wise to)

catch; trip up (detect a blunder or misstep)

ascertain (learn or discover with certainty)

discover; find (make a discovery)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s PP

 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"Look after the pennies and the pounds will look after themselves." (English proverb)

"White men have too many chiefs." (Native American proverb, Nez Perce)

"Proverbs are the palm oil with which words are eaten." (Nigerian proverb)

"The one not dancing knows lots of songs." (Cypriot proverb)

 GET WIND: related words searches 

Page delivered in 0.04 seconds

AudioEnglish Definitions... Just One Click Away!
Now you can lookup any word in our dictionary, right from the search box in your browser! Click here to add the dictionary to your list of search providers.

Dictionary: go up
Dictionary: go down


Other popular searches: