Upgrade to remove ads
Examples of GET
'Get' on its own can be used to mean one of several things, let alone when it is used together with preposition (as in Phrasal verbs). Here are some examples:
Terms in this set (24)
Where can I get something to eat 'round here?
I couldn't get a room; all the hotels were full.
I'm just going to get some letterhead off my desk; I'll be back in a jiffy.
What time did they get here last night?
He got very angry when I told him what you did with his LPs.
We normally get five weeks' holiday.
They sent the postcard 3 weeks ago, but I didn't get it until yesterday.
How much did you get for selling it?
starting to be
This book I'm reading is getting quite interesting.
It gets cold around this time of year.
I must pop over and get some stamps.
Do you get it?
I normally don't get colds.
Can you get that book off of the shelf for me?
I'll get to that in just a minute, but first...
cause to happen
Things got worse from there.
He said something offensive and got one on the nose for it...
They're getting ready to leave.
put on [clothes]
He got dressed.
How do you get to know people in your country?
in relationship with
I have get on well with my boss.
We're going to have to get rid of these old chairs.
How are you getting along with your new course?
I was ill; but I got better in no time.
I got a bonus last year.
I managed to get what I wanted.
Did you get the job?
to make clear, to reach (out)
I'm trying to get across to you that you were being critical, but you're not taking my point.
Look, it's just a matter of getting your priorities straight. (normally 'set straight'/'set right')
Get to bed this instance!
Get your act together!
THIS SET IS OFTEN IN FOLDERS WITH...
a GROUP of (known terms)
Politics - English
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE...
Get : uses and expressions 29
new english file advanced 2C get vocabulary
Phrasal verb Get
Phrasal verbs : get
OTHER SETS BY THIS CREATOR
Basic compound nouns
Consonant Sounds (English)
Random Words (A - Z basic vocabulary - E…