9 Phrasal Verbs with “GET” that you will definitely use in your everyday life: Simplifying English


1. get away with something

meaning: do without being noticed or punished

example: 3 year old Tom gets away with all his tantrums because his parents are very lenient



2. get on something

meaning: step onto a vehicle

example: In the movie "Home Alone 2”, Kevin mistakenly gets on a plane headed for New York City while the rest of his family fly to Florida



3. get up

meaning: get out of bed or stand

example: Even though I wake up at 6 am, on the weekends I get up at 10!



4. get back at somebody

meaning: retaliate, take revenge

example: My little brother got back at me for the prank I played on him last year, with a bigger prank!


9 Phrasal Verbs with “GET” that you will definitely use in your everyday life: Simplifying English


5. get something back

meaning: to receive or have something again after a time when it was taken or lost.

example: I didn’t like the new shoes I bought, thankfully I got my money back from the store



6. get over

meaning: recover from an illness, loss, difficulty, or a person!

I took six months to get over my breakup!

He got over the flu very quickly



7. get back

meaning: return

example: He had to quarantine himself for 10 days after he got back from his business trip


9 Phrasal Verbs with “GET” that you will definitely use in your everyday life: Simplifying English

8. get along/on

meaning: like each other, have a friendly relationship

example: My friends don’t get along with my new girlfriend and I don’t know what to do!



9. get something across/ over

meaning: (of an idea) be communicated clearly, make understandable

example: I find it difficult to get my point across when I’m stressed.


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