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GET ABOUT
(intransitive) to go from place to place

Mary gets about quite well without a car.

GET ACROSS
(separable) to communicate clearly or convincingly

No matter how hard I tried I couldn't get the message across to her that I cared.

GET ACROSS
(intransitive) to be convincing or clear

Max has trouble getting across to members of the opposite sex.

GET AHEAD
(intransitive) to make progress in becoming successful

Max compliments his boss constantly in order to het ahead.

GET ALONG
(intransitive) to advance (especially in years)

George is really getting along in years. Is he going to retire soon?

GET ALONG
(intransitive) have a congenial relationship with someone

Jane and John get along quite well, but Mary and Max can?t even stand to be in the same room.

GET ALONG
(intransitive) to manage or fare reasonably

Max is able to get along each day on just 2 slices of bread and a glass of water.

GET AROUND
(inseparable) to evade, circumvent

George hired many lawyers to help him find ways to get around various laws.

GET AROUND
(intransitive) to go from place to place

Since my car broke down, I?ve been getting around by bicycle.

GET AROUND
(intransitive) to become known, circulate

Word got around that Mary was pregnant.

GET AT
(inseparable) to access or reach

Could you please scratch my back? I have this itch that I just can?t quite get at.

GET AT
(intransitive) to hint, suggest, convey, or try to make understandable

I think I know what you are getting at, but I?m not certain.

GET AWAY
(intransitive) to escape

Max had a dream that a very fat woman was attacking him and he couldn't get away.

GET BACK
(separable) to have something returned

When Mary called her engagement with Max off, Max tried to get the ring back.

GET BACK
(intransitive) to return

Max got back late from the soccer match.

GET BY
(intransitive) to succeed with minimum effort and minimum achievement

Since George was a student, he has made a habit of just getting by.

GET BY
(intransitive) to survive or manage

We were able to get by on just a few dollars per week.

GET BY
(inseparable) to proceed unnoticed, ignored, or without being criticized, or punished

The tainted meat got by the inspectors.

GET DOWN
(intransitive) to descend or lower

Max got down on his knees and prayed.

GET DOWN
(intransitive) give one?s consideration or attention (used with to)

Now that we?ve finished lunch, I am ready to get down to business.

GET DOWN
(separable) to depress, exhaust or discourage

Talking about politics really gets me down.

GET DOWN
(separable) to put in writing

Did you get everything I said down?

GET IN
(intransitive) to arrive

When did you get in from Paris?

GET INTO
(inseparable) to be involved with

If you get into the wrong crowd, you are likely to get into a lot of trouble.

GET OFF
(intransitive) to receive extreme pleasure

Max gets off on burning ants with his magnifying glass.

GET OFF
(intransitive) to receive a lesser punishment than what might be expected

Mary got off with only two years in prison for the attempted murder of Max.

GET OFF
(inseparable) to dismount

Max got off his bicycle to tie his shoe

GET OFF
(separable) to give great pleasure

Burning ants gets Max off.

GET OUT
(intransitive) to become known

The news about Mary got out very quickly.

GET OUT
(intransitive) to escape or leave

Sam wouldn't stop talking so we asked him to get out.

GET OUT
(separable) cause to escape or leave

Please get that cat out of here.

GET OVER
(inseparable) to overcome, recover from

Max finally got over the flu.

GET THROUGH
(inseparable) to finish something completely; to arrive at the end of something

It took me almost two weeks to get through that book.

GET TO
(inseparable) to annoy

That buzzing sound really gets to me.

GET TO
(inseparable) to arrive at, to progress to

I can?t wait to get to school.

GET TOGETHER
(intransitive) to meet

Let's get together tomorrow night.

GET UP
(intransitive) to rise to one's feet or arise from bed; to climb

Mary gets up at sunrise to go jogging every morning.

GET UP
(separable) to cause to rise

Mary got Max up early this morning so that he could make her breakfast.

GIVE BACK
(separable) to return something

Mary did not want to give Max the wedding ring back.

GIVE OUT
(inseparable) to distribute

Mary is very happy that they give needles out at the local clinic.

GIVE UP
(separable) to stop, quit, or abandon

Max gave up smoking ten years ago.

GO ALONG
(intransitive) to cooperate

To go along with the crowd is the easiest thing, but not always the wisest thing.

GO AROUND
(intransitive) to satisfy a demand or need

While there are certainly more jobs now, there are still not enough to go around.

GO AROUND
(intransitive) to circulate

There are some rumors about Mary going around.

GO AWAY
(intransitive) to leave

Max and Mary went away for the summer.

GO BY
(intransitive) to pass; elapse

As the years go by, I grow older but not wiser.

GO BY
(inseparable) to act in accordance

If you go by the rules, you shouldn?t have any trouble.

GO DOWN
(intransitive) to go under; to drop below the horizon; to sink

I hope to get to the beach before the sun goes down.

GO DOWN
(intransitive) to ingest

Water goes down especially well after a long hard soccer match.

GO OFF
(intransitive) to explode; detonate

Bombs went off all around the city.

GO OFF
(intransitive) to happen in a particular manner

Mary's dinner party last night went off very well.

GO OVER
(intransitive) to gain approval

How did your request for a pay raise go over with your boss?

GO OVER
(inseparable) to check; examine

The mechanic went over the engine to see if there were any problems.

GO THROUGH
(inseparable) to experience; endure

Mary and Max went through a lot to make their business a success.

GO UNDER
(intransitive) to fail; to be defeated

Jack and Jill's drinking water business went under almost right away.

GROW UP
(intransitive) to change from child to adult

Mary thinks that Max will never grow up.

Category: Phrasal Verbs | Added by: Teacher_Koce (2014-01-14)
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