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  • The different uses of the verb ‘get’

    Exercise 3

    Fill in the gaps with get, get to, got, or got to .

    1 We London at 5 in the evening.

    2 What time are you going to home.

    3 Call me when you there.

    4 I have my first coffee of the day when I work.

    5 We need to hurry up to the station in time.

    6 How have you here?

    7 If I school late, my teacher gets very mad.

    8 We the airport in record time but we missed our flight.

    9 When he home, his parents were sleeping.

    10 If you don't here before 10, I will leave without you.


  • 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).

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