Más expresiones con el verbo GET

El otro día vimos que hay una gran variedad de expresiones con GET en inglés–y que GET significa prácticamente todo…

Hoy veremos más significados aún.

EJEMPLOS

get sick = enfermarse (también get a cold, a flu etc)

I don’t feel well. I think I might be getting sick.

If you go out with wet hair, you’ll get a cold.

get better = mejorar, recuperarse

My English is getting a lot better.

I had a cold last week, but I’m getting better now.

get worse = empeorar

If the economy gets worse, people are going to lose trust in the government.

My English is getting better, but my French is getting worse.

get into something = interesarse por algún tema

He got into jazz music when he was at university. Now he has a huge collection.

Even though my father loved it, I never really got into baseball.

get around to doing something = encontrar tiempo para hacer algo

I’ll go pick up the dry cleaning if I get around to it, but I don’t have much time.

I never got around to reading that article. Was it interesting?

get on with something = seguir con algo después de una pausa

Let’s get on with the meeting. We’ve got work to do!

get drunk = emborracharse

He got drunk at the party and couldn’t drive home.

Finalmente, usamos get como arrive:

Q: What time did you get home last night?

A: I got home at around 11 o’clock.

Q: How long does it take you to get to work?

A: It takes me about 25 minutes to get to work.

Q: What time does the train get to Barcelona?

A: It gets to Barcelona at around 11:30.

Por supuesto hay más usos–un buen diccionario te dará páginas y páginas de información sobre verbos como GET. Pero para hoy, basta.

Tengo muchos libros especialmente para los hispanohablantes que estudian inglés–ya han ayudado a miles de personas como tú a subir de nivel: madridingles.es/libros

Disfruta y ¡hasta pronto!

Daniel.

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