What part of speech is “got”

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the verb 'got' can refer to either possession or progress. The past participle of 'get', 'got' can be used in the present or past perfect continuous tenses to describe that someone has acquired or achieved something.

1. I got a new job.

2. We've got the paperwork all ready to go.

3. I got halfway through my application before giving up.

When using 'got' as a verb, remember that it should be followed by a past participle to indicate possession or progress. Additionally, note that 'got' can often be replaced with 'have/has got' to add emphasis.

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