Free English Course Online 25
- Vocabulary related to routine
- Phrasal Verbs with “to get”
1/ Vocabulary Practice
- to get
- It is still raining.
- to gets on
- to get wet
- full of
- a night out
- it is getting late
- it is nearly midnight
- ..gets to
- the front door
- it is exactly twelve o’clock midnight
- the chimes of the cuckoo clock
- the hallway
- to remind someone
- to be tired
- straight up to bed
- to get into
- to be thirsty
- to gets out of
- to go down
- the kitchen
- to get a glass of water
- that’s better
- to quench a thirst the
- this time
- getting off to sleep
- the following day
- he has to get up
- a girlfriend
- to come round
- Sunday dinner
2/ Grammar Practice
Lesson 25 XX
Phrasal Verbs with “to get”
What is a phrasal verb?
Phrasal verbs are idiomatic phrases which consist of a verb and another element, either an adverb or a preposition. The combination of both (Verb + preposition or Verb + adverb) create a new unit of meaning called a Phrasal Verb.
- Get across = to communicate
He found it difficult to get the point across.
The main idea didn’t get across.
- Get along = to get on with = to maintain a friendly relationship with someone
They don’t get along.
We get on so well with each other.
- Get around = to become known = to spread
News gets around quickly here!
It will be impossible to get around it. We have to tell her.
- Get at = to reach OR = to suggest something indirectly
It’s too far for me to get at.
What exactly are you getting at?
- Get away = to go away from someone or something
Get away from the road!
Let’s get away for the weekend!
- Get down = to cause someone to feel depressed
This dreadful weather is getting me down.
It got me down for a while.
- Get down to = to start to work on = to reach the point of dealing with something
Let’s get down to business!
I have to get down to work!
- Get on = to put yourself on or in something OR = to remind someone to do something = to continue
I got on the bus at eight.
Get on with it! We don’t have all day.
- Get out of = to avoid something
It will be difficult to get out of this situation.
Get out of the car!
- Get over = to recover from something = to overcome something
Did she get over the break-up?
He can’t get over his shyness.
3/ Sentence Practice
- It is still raining but he gets on the bus without getting wet.
- The bus is full of people returning from a night out in London.
- It is getting late and it is nearly midnight when Peter gets to the front door.
- In fact, it is exactly twelve o’clock midnight. The chimes of his cuckoo clock in his hallway remind him
- He is tired and he goes straight up to bed. He gets into bed but he is thirsty. Indian food is delicious but very salty.
- He gets out of bed and goes down to the kitchen to get a glass of water.
- That’s better, he quenches his thirst and returns to his bedroom.
- This time he has no difficulty getting off to sleep.
- The following day he has to get up early because his girlfriend is coming round for Sunday dinner.
4/ Practice Quiz
- Complete the quizzes below.
- Today’s comprehension interactive video:
- Today’s sentences drag and drop:
- Today’s grammar fill in the right words: