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get - phrasel verbs
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  1. get ahead
    • phr. v.
    • to succeed, especially in your job

    She has great business skills, I'm sure that's what helped her to get ahead.
  2. get along
    • phr. v.
    • to have a friendly relationship with someone or a group of people

    Avi gets along well with her cousin. They often hang out on weekends.
  3. get carried away
    • idiom
    • to feel things so strongly that you are no longer in control of what you do or say

    Camille is usually very responsible, but sometimes she gets carried away and behaves like a child.
  4. get going
    • collocation
    • to make yourself do something or move somewhere more quickly

    We'd better get going, or we'll be late.
  5. get it
    collocation INFORMAL

    to make sense of somethingStephen just didn't get it when Lola told the joke.
  6. get it together
    • idiom
    • to be in control of a situation and do things in an organized and confident way

    Of course it's a difficult situation, but you'll just have to get it together and do your best.
  7. get out of
    • phr. v.
    • to avoid doing something that you have promised to do or are supposed to do

    I've got a meeting at 10:00, but I'll see if I can get out of it.
  8. get over
    • phr. v.
    • to become healthy again after being sick, or to become happier after an upsetting experience

    It took a long time for Nikki to get over losing her job.
  9. get real
    • idiom SPOKEN
    • used to tell someone not to be
    • stupid, when you think that what they are saying or doing is not sensible or practical

    • Get real, Julio, you can't run a marathon!
    • You've never run more than five miles!
  10. get through
    • phr. v.
    • to manage to deal with an unpleasant situation until it is over

    I don't know how I got through that terrible interview. They asked such difficult questions!

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