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The usage of "get" in English language

This article treats the main meanings and usage of the word get. These are not all of the word “get” meanings but the most important and the most commonly used.

Get = Receive

Get an email
Get a present
Get a paycheck

Get = Arrive

Get to work
Get to school
Get home

Get = Buy/Obtain

Get a job
Get a ticket
Get a bike

Get + Preposition

Get along with
Get into
Get up

Get + Adjective

Get divorced
Get angry
Get lost

Get + Comparative

Get older
Get better
Get worst


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