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evolex
27-01-2011, 14:29
In films they often say "copy that" when working in a team - it is just like 'got it'?

DavidB
27-01-2011, 14:41
Yes, you're correct!

It's often used by military people when talking by radio. All of the following have the same meaning:

roger that
roger
got it
copy that
acknowledged

If you are ever trying to find the meaning of a word or phrase, and it isn't in the dictionary, you can try here:
http://www.urbandictionary.com/
Urban Dictionary is good for understanding "street" language, and words which teenagers use.

evolex
27-01-2011, 16:17
Thanks a lot )

anthony b
20-02-2011, 20:34
yes, exactly !

TolkoRaz
20-02-2011, 23:03
Yes, you're correct!

It's often used by military people when talking by radio. All of the following have the same meaning:

roger that
roger
got it
copy that
acknowledged

If you are ever trying to find the meaning of a word or phrase, and it isn't in the dictionary, you can try here:
http://www.urbandictionary.com/
Urban Dictionary is good for understanding "street" language, and words which teenagers use.

The Police also use "10-4" or more accurately "Ten Four".

yakspeare
21-02-2011, 01:08
you would never say "Got it" in the military.

You can say "copy" but never say "Do you have a copy?" which will have your boss screaming at you.

Air force also uses "Wilco" which means "will comply" (Message understood and I will do it).

Don't forget "Over" which means your part of the message has been finished and you await a response from the other person. "Over and out" to finish the conversation entirely.