GET THE WORD OF THE DAY – GET; Using, Definition and Example Sentences.
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to obtain, buy, or earn something
- The doctor gets about $80,000 a year.
- I have to get something to eat.
- We went to the town to get breakfast.
- Where will he get a bicycle from?
- You should go to a pharmacy to get some medicine.
to receive or be given something
- I will get a phone call from Mary.
- Which news did he get about James?
- The child got a cat for her birthday.
- Women get a great happiness from shopping.
- We got the impression they need more detailed plan for the project.
to go somewhere and come back with (something or someone)
- I got my glasses from the desk.
- If you want, I can get you some coffee.
to reach or arrive at a particular place
- What time will your son get home from the school?
- You should try to get early to the examination place.
to reach a particular stage, condition, or time
- You must get to the top in your profession.
- She wants to get thinner.
- It is getting late. We are still here.
to become ill with a disease, virus, etc.
- The baby got measles from her big brother.
- She seems to get the flu.
- Who you could have gotten the mumps from?
to become or start to be:
- My cold is getting worse.
- Please, drink your tea. It is getting cold.
- How did you get to be such a successful businessman.
to cause something to happen, or cause someone or something to do something
- My mother tried very hard to get us willing for the school.
- The teacher is planning to get the course book finished by next week.
- Is he able to get this work machine working?
to move to a different place or into a different position
- She is getting into the car.
- We can try to get the table near the door.
to travel somewhere in a train, bus, or other vehicle
- Shall I get a taxi to the airport?
- We must buy a ticket to get on the bus.
to deal with or answer a ringing phone, knock on the door, etc.
- Hey Jack, someone’s at the door. Could you get the door, please?
- Oh my God! This death person’s mobile phone is ringing. I can’t get it.
to have the chance to do something
- I can get to see the president.
to understand or hear something
- I didn’t get what you said. Could you repeat it, please?
- We said our orders to the waiter but he didn’t get them.
to prepare a meal
- I am getting lunch ready.
- She got dinner for the family yesterday.
to annoy someone
- I don’t like people who get people angry.
- Who got you so angry?