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phrasal verbs Get
Although Mr. Brown's over eighty, he still manages to get about
Somehow the news got about that he was dying, but it's not true.
He's a very bright boy, so he's sure to get ahead in his job.
She generally gets around her husband when she wants a new dress.
We could get around the difficulty by inviting them all.
avoid, evade, solve
Get around to
I'll get around to ironing after I've finished the washing.
The prisoner got away from his guards
Get away with
That man's so plausible. He gets away with murder.
The doctor had a lot of calls to make and didn't get back until late.
I finally got my text book back after two months.
He was unable to finish his work on time and got behind
not keep up with
These examinations are getting me down.
The train got in at ten o'clock
She got off the bus at the stop near the park.
The accused got off with a warning as it was his first offense.
She got off from work early as she had a hospital appointment.
be released(from work)
How is Mrs. Brown getting on? She was very sickk last week.
We managed to get on the bus just as it was starting.
Mr. Smith is getting on. He must be at least fifty.
Get on/along with
That boy gets on well with all the other students.
I want to get out at the next stop.
I don't know how the news of Susan Green's engagement got out.
Get out of
I managed to get out of going to the theater this evening
break or free from obligation
He got over a bad heart attack but still feels weak
I have to take some tests tomorrow; I shall be glad to get them over.
He had so much work that he thought he would never get through it.
He worked very hard and managed to get through the finals.
There was something wrong with the line and I couldn't get through.
make contact (telephone)
Some of the nurses have to get up very early in the morning.