March 16, 2021

Eight expressions with get

Eight expressions with "Get"


Welcome back to The Art of Business English. In this week's episode I have got 8 expressions that use the verb "get". This verb is commonly used to form phrasal verbs and expressions in English.

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Get into

Meaning: to become interested in an activity or subject, or start being involved in an activity.

Example: I am really getting into playing volleyball.

Get wrong

Meaning: If someone is wrong, they are not correct in their judgment or statement about something.

Example: Understanding financial figures is an easy thing to get wrong if not studied well.

Get caught

Meaning: to discover, see, or realize something, especially someone doing something wrong.

Example: If the thieves get caught, they could go to jail.


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Get in touch with

Meaning: to establish communication with someone..


Example: It’s very important that you get in touch with the manager soon.

Get rid of

Meaning: to free a person or place of something unwanted or harmful.

Example: We need to get rid of some staff, a leaner company will result in more profits.


Get off

Meaning: to leave a place.


Example: If you don’t have a ticket, you must get off the train.

Get ill

Meaning: to be or become ill or unwell.

Example: Jessie didn’t come to India because she didn’t want to get ill.


Get to know

Meaning: to spend time with someone or something so that you gradually learn more about him, her, or it.

Example: It’s impossible to get to know someone in just a day.

Final thoughts


That wraps up today's episode. I am sur you will agree that these expressions are very useful and easy to remember.


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