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Today's topic: 'Get'

1. 'Get' has many meanings, Which one of the following groups of sentences has a different meaning?

My sister's getting married - again!
It gets dark early at this time of year.
It took her years to get over him.
She always gets upset when she watches sad movies.

Wedding

2. 'Get' has many meanings, Which one of the following groups of sentences has a different meaning?

I got the bus straight away this morning.
She got a terrible cold from her boyfriend.
I got a huge fish in the river this morning.
My boss got stuck in a big traffic jam on his way to work this morning.

Bus

3. 'Get' has many meanings, Which one of the following groups of sentences has a different meaning?

I got her a bunch of roses to say sorry.
We didn't get on well, we were always arguing.
She got all the books on the list before starting the course.
What can I get her for her birthday?

Flowers

4. 'Get' has many meanings, Which one of the following groups of sentences has a different meaning?
The firemen are stopping working until they get more money.
John didn't get his diploma until 3 months after the exam.
I got a strange parcel through the post this morning.
I got her a beautiful engagement ring.
Exams

5. 'Get' has many meanings, Which one of the following groups of sentences has a different meaning?
Being the youngest child, he got away with murder.
He was always getting up to no good.
I take my time, but usually get round to it in the end.
The train gets to Cairo at 5 o'clock.
Train

6. 'Get' has many meanings, Which one of the following groups of sentences has a different meaning?
What time do you get home?
I got to work late this morning.
How long does it take to get from here to there?
It takes her ages to get ready.
House


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