Exercise 1

Choose the correct option to complete each sentence.

1 Did you get I sent you yesterday?

2 I get from unknown numbers.

3 He gets for $400 every month.

4 'Where did you get ?' 'In a flea market.'

5 Can you get me , please?

6 I'm going to the station to get to Glasgow.

7 I gave her money to get for her baby.

8 'Can I get you ?' 'No, thanks. I'm fine.'

9 I studied very hard to get .

10 She got , and she deleted it.


 

 

The different uses of the verb get

 
The different uses of the verb 'get'.

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get + noun: get an email, get a job, get a new TV, get the train, etc. (=receive, obtain, buy, bring, take)

 

  • We get lots of emails every day. 
  • My son got his driving license last week. 
  • Did you get a present for Tommy’s birthday?
  • ‘How did you go to Pam’s house?’ ‘I got a train.’ 

 

get + adjective: get married, get hungry, get old, get tired, etc. (=start to be married/hungry/old/etc.)

 

  • Why did you get angry?
  • It‘s getting dark.
  • When did they get married?
  • After breakfast, I have a shower and get dressed.

 

get to + place (=arrive)

 

  • What time did you get to the hospital?
  • She gets to work at 8.
  • It was difficult to get here
  • Do you usually get home late?

Note that we say get here, get there and get home (WITHOUT to).