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Phrasal Verbs with 'get'

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Phrasal verbs are one of the most difficult things to learn in English, because changing the preposition can completely change the meaning of the verb, for example:

Get over: to recover from something
Get along: to be good friends with somebody.

Here's a little test to see how well you remember the meaning of these phrasal verbs that use ‘get’. Which phrasal verb belongs in each sentence? Good luck!

Today's lesson is by Caroline

Link: Phrasal Verb Fun – Intermediate to Upper Intermediate

Link: 10 Common Phrasal Verbs

  • 1. I ___ really well with my mother. We are really close.

  • 2. I can't believe I managed to ___ that exam! It was so difficult!

  • 3. I don't think I'll ever be able to ___ what he said to me. He was so cruel.

  • 4. I can't reach the phone, can you ___it?

  • 5. I think you'll be able to ___ with the food I left in the freezer, but if not I left you some money for shopping.

  • 6. I think I'm going to ___ breaking that cup. Mum thinks it was the cat!

  • 7. Ok we have a lot of work to cover, let's ___ business!

  • 8. I tried to call my Aunt in South Africa, but I couldn't ___ to her.