Meaning 1: to become old.
Example: My parents are getting on and can’t do the housework themselves anymore.
Meaning 2: to have a good relationship.
Example: He doesn’t get on with the other students in class. Nobody likes him. The phrasal verb get along with can also be used to mean to have a good relationship. Example: He doesn’t get along with the other students.
Meaning 3: to progress.
Example: She’s getting on well in her new school.
Meaning: to return.
Example: We need to get back to the hotel in time for dinner.
Meaning: to arrive.
Example: What time does the plane get in?
Meaning 1: to escape punishment.
Example: He never does his homework but he always gets off with it. The phrasal verb get away has the same meaning as to get off. Example: He never does his homework but he always gets away with it.
Meaning 2: to finish work.
Example: I get off (work) early on Mondays.
Meaning: to survive financially.
Example: He lost his job 3 months ago. I don’t know how the family are getting by.
Meaning: to recover (physical / emotional).
Example: He can’t accept the fact that his girlfriend left him. He really needs to get over it.
Get Phrasal Verb Exercise 1: Multiple Choice
Get Phrasal Verb Exercise 2: Drag & Drop
Match these phrasal verbs with get to their meaning.
TO GET SOMEONE TO DO SOMETHING
Get a life! Expressions with GET
GET: common expressions
Get on, get off, get into, get out of
Get to know explanation