1. to have, to own, to possess; meri i gat bel the woman is pregnant; mi gat ka I own a car; mi gat bel hevi I have a complaint; mipela i gat rait long stap we have a right to stay;
  2. there is, there are; i gat wanpela meri long haus there is one woman in the house (see no gat there is/are no, nogat no!);
  3. a guard, to guard; gat i slip na em i no wok the guard is asleep and he’s not working (also wasman).