El verbo get

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Understanding the verb TO GET
We are going to do an introduction to the verb get. There are many more meanings of get but we are going to look at the most common uses of it. *** Vamos amostrar una introducción al verbo get y a ver los significados mas comunes. Recuerden que es get tiene muchos usos mas que los que vamos a ver.
1) GET something/somebody
When you GETsomething or somebody the meaning of get can be : recieve/buy/fetch/find
Look at these examples:
- Did you get the email? (= recieve)
- I like your shirt. Where did you get it? (= buy)
- Hello,can I speak to Lisa, please? One moment. I’ll get her. (=fetch) atraer
- Is it difficult to get a job in your country? (=find)
2)GET + Adjective
When we want to form an action from anadjective we can add the verb GET before the adjective. This “transforms” the adjective into a verb. (get cold, get hungry, get better, get angry, get nervous, get married, get lost etc)tired (Adjective) – to get tired (verb)
Present: – I usually get tired when I play tennis. — She usually gets tired when she plays tennis
Present continuous – Wow, this race is very long. Iam getting tired.
Past: – Julio got tired of waiting and he went home.
Future (going to) – If you run too fast, you’re going to get married.
More Examples:
- Drink your coffee. It’sgetting cold.
- If you don’t eat, you get hungry.
- I’m sorry he’s ill. I hope he gets better soon.
- Linda and Frank are going to get married.
- It was a big city and I got lost.
3)GET to aplace
get to work / get to London / get home etc. = arrive
- I usually get to work before 8:30 (arrive at work)
- We got to Madrid very late. – Can you tell me how to get to the citycenter?
- What time did you get home last night?
Exercises / Ejercicios (gracias a basic grammar in use)

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