15 Uses of the Verb “TO GET”

Jul 1, 2019Learn English0 comments

GET A COLD

If you “get a cold”, you catch it.

“I got a cold after walking home in the rain.”

 

GET LOST

If you “get lost”, you don’t know where you are.

“We got lost as we were walking through the city.”

 

GET A PRESENT

If you “get a present”, you receive it.

“I got a present for my birthday.”

 

GET HOT

If you “get hot”, you become hot.

“The room got very hot after the airconditioner stopped working.”

 

GET MARRIED

If you “get married”, you become someone’s husband or wife.

“They got married in September.”

 

GET DRESSED

If you “get dressed”, you are putting on clothes.

“I got dressed and went downstairs to eat my breakfast.”

 

GET TO WORK

If you “get to work”, you arrive there.

“I had to attend a meeting as soon as I got to work.”

 

GET A TRAIN, BUS, PLANE ECT.

If you “get a train”, you go somewhere by train.

“They got married in September.”

 

GET A JOB

If you “get a job”, you are given a job.

“After three interviews I finally got a job.”

 

GET BETTER

If you “get better”, you become well again.

“He got better after staying home for a few days.”

 

GET UP

The time you “get up” is the time that you leave your bed in the morning.

“I got up at 6am this morning.”

 

GET A PRIZE

If you “get a prize”, you win it.

“I got first prize in the competition.”

 

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