Uses of Get

  1. I got a book for my birthday.
    To receive
  2. I get $7 an hour.
    To earn
  3. Can you get that book for me?
    To bring or fetch
  4. Do you get the lesson?
    To understand
  5. He got a cold last week.
    To be affected by, or catch
  6. I got the 4.55 train to New York.
    To catch or take
  7. I got him by phone.
    To communicate with
  8. That film really got me.
    To have a strong effect on
  9. The police got him at the station.
    To capture or seize
  10. To get about (or around)

    Tom really gets around, doesn't he?
    To be socially active
  11. To get ahead

    It's very difficult to get ahead nowadays.
    To be successful
  12. To get away

    The thief got away from the police.
    To escape
  13. To get back

    I got my books back from Tom.
    To recover or retrieve
  14. To get by

    Sally gets by on just $1,000 a month.
    To survive financially
  15. To get in

    Come on, get in! Let's go.
    To enter a car, train etc.
  16. To get into

    He got into the university of his choice.
    To be accepted
  17. To get off

    Jerry got off at 52nd Street.
    To exit from a train, bus etc.
  18. To get on with

    I really get on well with Janet.
    To have a good relationship with
  19. To get out

    I got out of class at 3.30.
    To leave
  20. To get over

    He got over his operation very quickly.
    To recover from an illness or bad occurrence
  21. To get through

    That was a difficult test to get through, wasn't it?
    To succeed in an examination, test etc.
  22. To get up

    I got up at 7 this morning.
    To get out of bed
  23. Gotta

    I gotta go it's late
    To have to (US)
  24. Have got to

    I've got to hurry up!
    To have to (US)
  25. To get down to business

    Tom arrived at 12 and immediately got down to
    To begin working
  26. To get together

    Let's get together this weekend.
    To meet
  27. To get it together

    Come on! Get it together, you are playing horrible
    To improve one's performance
Card Set
Uses of Get
Uses of Get