GET: JOKER VERB IN ENGLISH

  • Get /get/: Is a commom verb in English. It has several meanings. It is a joker verb. 

 

  1. Get = It means become (+adjective / past participle);

e.g.  get angry (= become angry) / (get + adjective)

Get divorced (=become divorced) / (get + past participle)

Get fit (=become fit) / (get + adjective)

2. Get = It means buy / obtain;

i.e.  Get a job (= obtain a job)

Get a book (= obtain a book)

 Get a ticket (= buy a ticket)

3. Get (to) = It means arrive;

e.g. Get home (= arrive home)

Get to work (= arrive at wotk)

Get to school (= arrive at school)

4. Get = It means receive.

i.e. Get a present (= receive a present)

Get an email (= receive an email)

Get a text message (= receive a text message)

 

 

 

 

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