Translation: from french to english

from english to french

to get sb to do sth

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  • get a fix on sth — ► to understand what a situation is like: »Market research helps to get a fix on what customers want. Main Entry: ↑fix …   Financial and business terms

  • get/take possession of sth — ► to start to use and control goods, a building, or a piece of land, whether you own them or not: »Was the bank entitled to take possession of his property and exercise its power of sale without an order of the court? »The court appointed a… …   Financial and business terms

  • get the feel of sth — ► to learn how to do something, usually a new activity: »Once she got the feel of the business, she quickly established a reputation. Main Entry: ↑feel …   Financial and business terms

  • get caught up in sth — be/get caught up in sth ► to become involved in something, often without wanting to: »The firm was caught up in the near collapse of one of the world s largest hedge funds. Main Entry: ↑catch …   Financial and business terms

  • get/run low on sth — be/get/run low (on sth) ► to have very little of something left: »Gas stations were running low on supplies due to the blockade. »This symbol means the printer ink is getting low. Main Entry: ↑low …   Financial and business terms

  • get your hands on sth — get your hands on sb/sth ► INFORMAL to find or get someone or something you want: »She would have to wait days for funds to clear before she could get her hands on the money. Main Entry: ↑hand …   Financial and business terms

  • get an edge on sth — get/gain/have an edge (over/on sb/sth) ► to get or have an advantage in a particular situation: »Internet banks may have the edge over their old technology rivals when it comes to charges and rates, but they are not immune from complaints. Main… …   Financial and business terms

  • get an edge over sth — get/gain/have an edge (over/on sb/sth) ► to get or have an advantage in a particular situation: »Internet banks may have the edge over their old technology rivals when it comes to charges and rates, but they are not immune from complaints. Main… …   Financial and business terms

  • get a handle on sth — get/have a handle on sth INFORMAL ► to understand something or be able to deal with something: »By coming in early and staying late she started to get a handle on the problem. Main Entry: ↑handle …   Financial and business terms

  • get a jump on sth — get/have a jump on sb/sth US INFORMAL ► to have an advantage over other companies or people: »Big companies are always looking to get a jump on their rivals. Main Entry: ↑jump …   Financial and business terms

  • get your head around sth — get your head round/around sth ► to manage to understand something: »It s hard to get your head round these new tax laws. Main Entry: ↑head …   Financial and business terms

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