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Boy: Oh, pay phone. There must be a pay phone around here
somewhere. At ... oh, there it is. Now, I'll pick up the
receiver and ask the operator to help me. Hello hello ...
Nobody there. That's funny. Hello hello....
Oh, what shall I do? What shall I do? Oh, what's this? Some
sort of message. Ah, local ... To call operator. Oh, operator!
That's what I want. Operator. O for Operator. Oh, that must
be zero. That means I must dial zero to get the operator.
Oh, it's ringing. Still ringing. That's taking so long. Come on!

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-What does "get " mean in here?


- What does "get the operator" mean?


Does it mean "talk to the operator" or

does it mean " reach the operator" or

does it mean "communicate with the operator"?



Thank you

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rezaenglish-What does "get " mean in here?

Reach or connect with.

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Boy: Oh, pay phone. There must be a pay phone around here
somewhere. At ... oh, there it is. Now, I'll pick up the
receiver and ask the operator to help me. Hello hello ...
Nobody there. That's funny. Hello hello....
Oh, what shall I do? What shall I do? Oh, what's this? Some
sort of message. Ah, local ... To call operator. Oh, operator!
That's what I want. Operator. O for Operator. Oh, that must
be zero. That means I must dial zero to get the operator.
Oh, it's ringing. Still ringing. That's taking so long. Come on!

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-What does "get " mean in here? I don't see in here anywhere in your text, so I don't understand this question.


- What does "get the operator" mean? talk to the operator, contact the operator.


Does it mean "talk to the operator" or

does it mean " reach the operator" or

does it mean "communicate with the operator"? Yes, all three.

Clive

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