One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘she acquired a collection of fine art prints’
obtain, come by, come to have, get, receive, gain, earn, win, come into, come in for, take possession of, take receipt of, be given
buy, purchase, procure, possess oneself of, secure
gather, collect, pick up, appropriate, amass, build up, hook, net, land
informal get one's hands on, get one's mitts on, get hold of, grab, bag, score, swing, nab, collar, cop
lose, part with
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