Learn common Expressions with GET in English with meaning and examples.
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- 1 Get + Adjective/Comparative
- 2 Get + Preposition (Phrasal Verb)
- 3 Get + A Place | Expressions with GET
- 4 Get + Direct Object/Noun
- 5 Get + Past Participle | Expressions with GET
Get + Adjective/Comparative
Mr. Davis never gets angry at work.
She will leave the school before the day gets dark.
They want to get rich as quickly as possible.
They cannot go to Rome until their son gets better of his flue.
Get + Preposition (Phrasal Verb)
She gets to work by bus.
My mother gets in the office at 8 a.m.
He gets through his work at 10.
They get on well with her boss.
Get + A Place | Expressions with GET
What time did you get home last night?
Get to the office
When he got to the office he found a mountain of mail waiting for him.
We’ll never get there if he doesn’t speed up.
Get + Direct Object/Noun
Get an e-mail
I got an email from Danielle last week.
Get a present
I got a present for my baby granddaughter in a hurry.
Get an award
He got an award for bravery.
Get a job
They had to get a job to supplement the family income.
Get + Past Participle | Expressions with GET
They get worried too much about their duties.
He got involved in a silly problem.
Miss Taylor gets confused with just a few files.
We’re getting married next year.
Linda got divorced ten years ago, and she hasn’t seen her ex-husband since!