In this post you will find everything that you need to know about the expressions with get and so much more.
Get is one of the most used verbs in English because it can be used to make different type of sentences.
These are a few examples of sentences with get
- I got a new bike and a MacBook Air
- I got my nose broken
- I didn’t get the joke
- I got away with it
Now let’s explore the many types of sentences you can make with the verb get
Table of Contents
- 1 When to Use the Verb Get
- 2 List of Common Expressions with Get
- 3 Expressions with Get Conversation Questions
- 4 Video: Expressions with Get
- 5 More English Vocabulary Posts
When to Use the Verb Get
These are some of the uses of the word Get
- To receive something
- To obtain or buy something
- To travel somewhere in a vehicle
- To arrive someone
These are some example of sentences using the word get.
- Did you get anything nice for your birthday?
- Where did you get your shoes?
- What time do you get home from work?
- When are you gonna get here?
Remember that we can make sentences with get with different tenses in English.
List of Common Expressions with Get
These are the most common expressions with get categorized by how these expressions are made up.
- Get + Adjective Expressions
- Collocations with Get
- Phrasal Verbs with Get
Get + Adjective Expressions
Here are the 25 most useful get +adjective expressions
|Get + Adjective||Example|
|Get drunk||He got drunk last night|
|Get hotter||It’s getting hotter.|
|Get warmer||It is getting warmer|
|Get married||She is going to get married|
|Get divorced||They got divorced last year|
|Get tired||I got tired of you|
|Get lost||I think we got lost|
|Get better||Things are going to get better|
|Get angry||She is gonna get angry|
|Get old||You are getting old|
|Get dark||It gets dark very early in the winter.|
|Get dirty||Things are gonna get dirty|
|Get wet||It is raining, we are going to get wet|
|Get sick||I don’t want to get sick|
|Get hurt||You are gonna get hurt|
|Get thirsty||I am getting thirsty|
|Get hungry||I am getting hungry|
|Get well||Get well soon|
|Get dressed||Wait, I am getting dressed|
|Get dizzy||I got dizzy on the plane|
|Get jealous||I got jealous|
|Get Fat||I got fat when I moved to Italy|
|Get bored||I got bored of those old exercises|
|Get excited||We got excited when we won|
|Get nervous||He gets nervous when he gives blood.|
|Get mad||She got mad at me|
|Get Rich||He said that he was gonna get rich|
|Get confused||I got confused|
Most Common Collocations with Get
These are some of the most common collocations in English
|Get a call||I am gonna get a call from the Government|
|Get permission||You need to get permission to do that|
|Get a letter||I just got a letter|
|Get a degree||She hopes to get a degree in English Teaching|
|Get the impression||You got the impression|
|Get home||Sorry but I need to get home right away|
|Get a haircut||He has to get a haircut today, he is going to be on TV|
|Get a tan||Do you always to get a tan when you go to the beach?|
|Get nowhere||You are getting nowhere with this situation|
Get + Prepositions (Phrasal Verbs)
These are the most common phrasal verbs with get
|Get up||I don’t usually get up until 7:15|
|Get along||I don’t get along with my classmates, They don’t like me|
|Get out||You have to get out here right now, Police is coming|
|Get at||I understand what you are trying to get at|
|Get by||I have enough money to get by|
|Get off||We got off the train before the car hit it|
|Get over||You neet to get over it, she is not your girlfriend anymore|
|Get away||She got away with it, she got the money and the job|
|Get back||I have to get back as soon as possible|
|Get through||I have to get through this task before 5|
Expressions with Get Conversation Questions
These are some expressions with get conversation questions:
Questions with Get: Set #1
- How often do you get a haircut?
- What time do you usually get home?
- Do you get a tan when you go to the beach?
- Do you get jealous sometimes?
- Have you ever gotten drunk?
- Do you ever get sick?
- Are you thinking about getting married?
- What do you want to get better at?
Questions with Get: Set #2
- What hobbies do you recommend if you get bored at home?
- What do you like to drink when you get thirsty?
- Do you ever get nervous whenever you have to speak in public?
- Do you get dizzy when you are on a plane or boat?
- Have you ever gotten lost?
- Would you like to get married?
- How well do you get along with your brothers?
- What time do you usually get up on Sundays?
Video: Expressions with Get
Learn more about expressions with get with this video
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