Post early for Christmas


Boy: Oh! How are you going to get some of these larger parcels in the mailbox?
Mom: Oh, they won't fit in the mailbox. I'll have to take them to the post office.


What does "get" mean in this dialogue?

Does it mean"put"?

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rezaenglishDoes it mean"put"?

Yes. More specifically, successfully put.

'get' gives the idea of achieving a goal in this sentence.



Get something in(to) something

> > > put something in(to)something with some difficulty

> > > fit something in(to)something

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