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Meaning of "get the measure of someone" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GET THE MEASURE OF SOMEONE

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GET THE MEASURE OF SOMEONE

get something off one´s chest
get somewhere
get stuck in
get stuffed!
get the best of
get the better of
get the bird
get the bounce
get the hang of
get the hook
get the message
get the needle
get the picture
get the pip
get the shaft
get the wind up
get through
get to first base
get to grips
get to the bottom of

WORDS THAT END LIKE GET THE MEASURE OF SOMEONE

come back to someone
dance attendance on someone
do a number on someone
get no change out of someone
give it up for someone
give place to someone
hand it to someone
have the drop on someone
I wouldn´t doubt someone
knock the stuffing out of someone
leone
make love to someone
not put it past someone
pass the time of day with someone
put the bite on someone
someone
stand to someone
the price of someone
turn the tables on someone
wipe the floor with someone
woe betide someone

Synonyms and antonyms of get the measure of someone in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «get the measure of someone» into 25 languages

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The translations of get the measure of someone from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «get the measure of someone» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

找人的措施
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

obtener la medida de alguien
570 millions of speakers

English

get the measure of someone
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

किसी के उपाय मिल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الحصول على قدر من شخص
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

получают меру кого-
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

obter a medida de alguém
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কেউ পরিমাপ পেতে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

prendre la mesure d´une personne
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dapatkan ukuran seseorang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Holen Sie sich die Maßnahme von jemandem
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

誰かの尺度を取得
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

사람 의 측정 값을 얻을
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Njaluk ukuran wong
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

có biện pháp người
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

யாரோ ஒருவரின் நடவடிக்கை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कोणाला तरी मोजा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Birini ölçmek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ottenere la misura di qualcuno
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

uzyskać środki kogoś
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

отримують міру кого-
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

obține măsura de cineva
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

να πάρει το μέτρο κάποιου
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kry die maat van iemand
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

få ett mått på någon
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

få mål på noen
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of get the measure of someone

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GET THE MEASURE OF SOMEONE»

The term «get the measure of someone» is used very little and occupies the 187.266 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about get the measure of someone

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9 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GET THE MEASURE OF SOMEONE»

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Wrongful Death
You've only met Gloria twice and it's impossible to get the measure of someone like her that quickly.' 'Your words not mine, Don,' Anna retorted on impulse, then wished she hadn't. He ignored her remark. 'I'm worried that you aren't fully aware  ...
Lynda La Plante, 2013
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Advanced, by P. W. Avery, M. A. Jazayery and H. H. Paper ...
'to look someone up and down; measure with the eyes, to get the measure of someone' ff-^o*^ "V* '>*»*. mixahfd koja^f basaem? 'Where do you think I am from ? J ' •"I'^X <yUJf a*-coA haeft jaeddaem ?iranf bude^aend 'I'm Iranian to the ...
University of Michigan. Dept. of Near Eastern Studies, Massud Farzan, 1962
3
The Daughters of Moab
Eustace had looked at her, askance, and for a moment she thought he would refuse; but in fact he was just trying to get the measure of someone so young — late-teens, he guessed — who would lay claim to such dangerous capacities. 156.
Kim Westwood, 2008
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Somaliland: Democratisation and Its Discontents
You can't get the measure of someone during a storm because he's taking cover, and the Isaaq are like a storm, so [in his capacity as Vice President] Rayale has been lying low, letting it all blow over. But if he wins, he will surprise us all".52 2.
‎2003
5
Kamus Esensial Idiom
... luar biasa hard/strong measure tindakan tegas/keras in som e/a great (large) measure sebatas tertentu/sebagian besar take someone's measure/get the measure of someone menaksir kekuatan/kebolehan sso (dengan membandingkannya ...
K. Mas Tarigan Z. A., 1990
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In The Pleasure Groove: Love, Death and Duran Duran
With Duran Duran, John Taylor has created some of the greatest songs of our time.
John Taylor, 2012
7
Death by Meeting: A Leadership Fable...About Solving the ...
Insightful. Practical. Ready-to-implement solutions. If you lead people, you can’t afford to miss this book.
Patrick M. Lencioni, 2010
8
Once Upon a Secret: My Affair with President John F. Kennedy ...
A former mistress of the 35th President breaks 40 years of silence to present a deeply personal and emotionally charged memoir of their 18-month relationship when she was a college intern at the White House. Reprint.
Mimi Alford, 2013
9
The Producers: The New Mel Brooks Musical
(Piano/Vocal/Guitar Songbook). This fabulous collection features 15 selections from Mel Brooks' classic blockbuster that swept the 2001 Tonys, winning a record 12 awards including the coveted Best Musical and Best Original Score!
Thomas Meehan, 2003

8 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GET THE MEASURE OF SOMEONE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term get the measure of someone is used in the context of the following news items.
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The Only Five First Date Questions You'll Ever Need
You can get the measure of someone by the books they recommend and it can also reveal a lot about how much they value intelligence and ... «Huffington Post UK, Jun 15»
2
An informal conversation with Luka Mucic, CFO SAP
I also wanted to get the measure of someone who has the financial responsibility of managing a tricky transition from an on-premises business ... «Diginomica, Jan 15»
3
The Walking Dead - Season 4, Episode 13: “Alone"
Rick's questions get the measure of someone quickly, and there ain't no time to mess around in their situation. That said, it could be a LONG ... «HorrorTalk, Nov 14»
4
'Tooth and nail': Sen. Carter promises to fight for Dobbins as governor
“In the military, if you want to get the measure of someone, you ask 'Would you go into combat with this person?'” Holcomb said. Holcomb said ... «Marietta Daily Journal, Oct 14»
5
Bankers should be at Burning Man. Or not
And where better to get the measure of someone's psyche than the Black Rock Desert starting Monday? Last year, deals were reportedly ... «eFinancialCareers, Aug 14»
6
Celebrity interviews 2012: The canned and the candid
You're trying to get the measure of someone, probe the psyche a bit. At least, that's what I've come to realize that I'm trying to do when I conduct ... «Globe and Mail, Dec 12»
7
DiS meets Iron & Wine DiS meets Iron & Wine
It's hard to get the measure of someone over the phone. As if doing interviews wasn't an inherently odd enough situation in the first place (you ... «Drowned In Sound, Jan 11»
8
UK Competitor Selected For 2006 Land Rover G4 Challenge …
You really get the measure of someone's spirit when they are awoken from a tent at 4.00am at -3 degrees C to recover a vehicle from a freezing ... «carpages, Feb 06»

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