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Common Collocations with GET
List of useful expressions with the word GET.
Get a call
- I didn’t get a call from anyone
Get a chance
- I get a chance to sleep in at the weekend.
Get a clue
- You get a clue, and follow that up.
Get a cold
- It’s tough because you always get a cold in the wintertime.
Get a degree/ a diploma
- My goals were to go back to school and get a degree.
Get a job
- He wanted to see if he could get a job with us.
Get a joke
- I go there to get a joke each day.
Get a letter (receive)
- I got a letter from my friend in Bangkok.
Get a shock
- They’ll get a shock when they get this bill.
Get a splitting headache
- Tom says he’s got a splitting headache and falls in half.
Get a tan
- I wish I could get a tan like that.
Get a ticket
- Can you get a ticket for me?
Get a/the right
- We cast our net wide to get the right person for the job.
- He was beginning to get angry.
Get changed (change clothes)
- I didn’t have time to get changed before the party.
- It will probably get cool later, so bring a coat.
- It gets dark very early in the winter.
- I got divorced when I was about 31.
Get dressed/ undressed
- The first thing I do in the morning is get dressed.
- She got drunk and fell over.
- She didn’t want to get fired.
- She gets frightened when he shouts at her.
Get good/top/bad marks
- If Peter is lazy, he will get bad marks.
Get home (arrive)
- I didn’t get home till after dinnertime.
- It’s getting hotter.
- If you get hungry , there’s some cold chicken in the fridge.
Get into trouble
- If you get into trouble, don’t hesitate to ask for help.
- We always get lost in London.
- Tom and Sarah are getting married.
- You’ll get nowhere if you follow his instruction.
- He’s getting old and his hearing isn’t very good.
Get one’s hair cut
- I want to know where Sarah got her hair cut.
Get out of breath
- If you get out of breath at any time, go back to walking.
- You need to get permission from the owner.
- My wife took 2 years to get pregnant.
Get ready for
- Are you ready, Tom? I got ready for bed.
- It’s important to get sleep so don’t stay up too long.
- We couldn’t wait to get started on the next job.
Get stuck (in a traffic jam)
- I got stuck in a traffic jam.
Get the impression
- I got the impression she was a little preoccupied.
Get the message
- We want to get the message to them and let them decide.
Get the ticket (buy)
- Where am I going to get a ticket?
- I get tired of educating people.
Get to sleep
- He couldn’t get to sleep because he was too excited.
- Shall we get together on Friday and go for a drink or something?
- I knew John would get upset when he got the sack.
- You get wet in the rain.
- I started to get worried when they didn’t arrive home.
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