Value B

Pakistani English
Use of gotten and got with distinct meanings (dynamic vs. static)


  1. There is mujahedeen activity in Kashmir and it has risen ... and therefore all the mujahedeen groups in Pakistan have gotten [ 'become'] more activated ... all are gaining in public support and public sympathy in Pakistan Vs. They got [ 'received'] what they deserved: Latif vs. Earlier, Advocate General Punjab khawaja Harris appeared before the court and submitted only two cases were got registered against the contractor on the direction of CM because the contractor failed to complete development work of a park in Murree in front of CM's House within specified time and over payment.