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ENG_C1.

1401G

Phrases with Get


Actions and Consequences
Grammar & Structure
Level C1

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Phrases with Get Outline

Content
In this lesson you will learn the many uses of the verb Get.

Learning Outcomes
Learn how to correctly use get phrases.
Learn vocabulary related to the verb.
Practice and make up your own sentences with get phrases.

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Grammar

Please note

The word Get is unique in that it can be used


for many different meanings, and in many
different phrases, particularly phrasal verbs
and idioms. Sometimes the same phrase can
have more than one meaning.

Examples andare avanti


I should probaly get going. I want to be home on time for dinner (leave)
I should probaby get going on my homework. I want to go to bed early tonight (start)

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Grammar

Please note

Get used to/Get to

If you are used to something, you are accustomed


Get used to to it
I will get used to walking home every day.
be able to
Get to raggiungere
have the opportunity
I get to walk home everyday.

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Grammar

Please note

Grammar rules in action

Get to I get to listen to music at work.


(to be able to) verb
The verb stays in We get to skip school tomorrow.
the infinite form.
I get used to listening to music at
Get used to work.
(to become used
verb We get used to skipping school.
to) verb in ing
form.

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We have to get the bus!

Get on the bus!


get on the bike
get into a car <Grafik>
get in a taxi

The bus driver got lost.

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acquire/have
How do you get travel I got everything I
there? needed for the
party!

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Grammar

Speaking

What do these get phrases mean?

I'll look out for you.


(AE) To be willing and prepared to help or defend
Dont worry, I got your back.
change direction to / to
someone;
To spread among a number of people, as of
How do we get around this traffic? news, rumors, /kt/
Youre going to get in big trouble if you get caught.to become involved in a
taught
situation, often without
wanting to:

Testo

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Uses of Get

1. Direct Object To obtain, purchase, receive something

2. Place To arrive at a destination

3. Adjective To change to a new state


4. Preposition/
Phrasal verbs with many meanings
Adverb

Testo

Dont worry, youll get it!

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Phrasal Verbs

1. To get on/off To enter/exit a form of transportation


Get on the next bus and get off at the last stop.

2. To get on To get along well with someone


He really gets on well with his classmates

3. To get on To continue
with Can you get on with your story? I have to get going.

4. To get out of To avoid something Testo


She always gets out of working late.

5. To get down to become depressed to party /to dance

I always get down around the holidays.

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1. To get by To manage
I get by with very little money

Testo
2. To get away To avoid getting caught or punished I get away with not visiting the
dentist
with They robbed a bank and got away with it

3. To get at To express
What Im trying to get at is I think its a bad idea

4. To get over To recover


he still has to get over
I still cant get over losing my wallet

5. To get up To arise, usually from bed


On Saturdays I get up late

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To throw out the get rid of him


To get rid of
I finally got rid of all that junk

To get up to To do something little children misbehaving

What are you getting up to


tonight?
To finish to suffer
To get through
I still have 20 pages to get
through

Use the context of the conversation to help


understand the meaning

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Vocabulary

() Te
Purchase Rise

Arrive Recover

Change Express

to choose to stop doing sthg


Avoid Punish
Become Manage

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Review

1. To get away To avoid problems/punishment


with
naughty
2. To get up to To do something (usually mischievious)

3. To get (an To understand a concept/idea


idea)
4. To get around To avoid an obstacle

The word Get has many uses!

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Exercises

Speaking

Matching

1) He gets up a) get off here.

b) the example?
2) Ask if we can
c) all this traffic.
3) Do you get
d) at ten in the morning.
4) Try to get around
e) get on well?

5) Do they
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Exercises

Writing

Write 4 sentences using the phrases

1) Get by
How can Sara get by on so little money?

2) Get off
If we can get off by 3 o'clock, the Museum will still be open.

3) Get rid of
You were a bit rude yesterday. You got rid of our guests by saying we had to go to bed.

4) Get over
Dont think about it anymoreget over itLife is one!

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Exercises

Writing

Formulate new sentences using these phrases

1) She gets out of


she gets out of nail biting because it was a bad habit!

2) He gets down
He gets down from time to timewe need to do something

3) What they get at? T


what are they getting

Testo

4) What get up to weekend?


what did you get up to at the weekend?

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Exercises

Speaking

Matching

1) I need to get on with a) the store early.

2) I got b) get through ten pages.


Test

c) four answers wrong.


3) We got to
d) the rest of my day.
4) I still have to
e) so much taller since the last
time I saw them.
5) They got
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Exercises

Writing
Create 4 sentences with the different uses of
get
1) Adjective
I am getting old

2) Direct Object
did you get the meaning of the story?

3) Place get to the city center


get out of here!

4) Preposition/adverb
I get on well with my brother

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Exercises

Writing

Rewrite the sentences below

1) Bus / She / the / gets / on / day / every

2) He / gotten / over / still / ex-girlfriend / his / hasnt

3) Get / up / they / late / work / for / everyday

4) To / need / get / to / we / bank / the / before / noon

5) Angry / he / very / got

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Exercises

Writing

Choose the correct verb form in the sentence

1) I will never get used to walk/walking


Testo so far to school.

2) They get to ride/riding horses this weekend.

3) I am getting used to not see/seeing my friends everyday.

4) I wont get to see/seeing my friends everyday.

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