Expressions With "get"

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This is a quiz to review the ways 'get' can be used. Tick the choice or choices which express the meaning of the given sentence. There may be more than one answer. There is a video at the bottom to help you.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This video covers some very common expressions with get.
  • 2. 
    My co-worker Enrique gets on my nerves at work.
    • A. 

      Enrique is anxious about his work.

    • B. 

      Enrique irritates his co-worker.

    • C. 

      Enrique's thinks his co-worker is a pain in the neck (or ass).

    • D. 

      Enrique believes his co-worker should see a doctor about his nervous system.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 3. 
    He has been divorced for 6 months and still has not dated. He needs to get over it.
    • A. 

      It is good that the man has not dated in 6 months.

    • B. 

      His divorce finished and he needs to date other people now.

    • C. 

      He is still upset about his divorce.

    • D. 

      He dates too much and must stop.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 4. 
    "Mom, the lady said that if I can get to the store by 5 PM, I can talk to the manager about a job. Can I go, please?", begged Sara.
    • A. 

      If Sara arrives at the store by 5 PM, she can talk to the manager.

    • B. 

      The lady will not be there to talk to Sara at 5 PM.

    • C. 

      Sara is going to open the store at 5 PM.

    • D. 

      Sara must be at the store by 5 PM if she wants to talk to the manager.

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Get lost

    • B. 

      Get dressed

    • C. 

      Get by

    • D. 

      Get out

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    The firemen need to ________ this building. What is the best way?
    • A. 

      Get over

    • B. 

      Get into

    • C. 

      Get lost

    • D. 

      Get by

    • E. 

      Get up

  • 7. 
    Wow, I should have brought my jacket, it's ___________ cold out here!
    • A. 

      Running

    • B. 

      Getting

    • C. 

      Taking

    • D. 

      Usually

    • E. 

      Never

  • 8. 
    When the Anderson family  _________ to America, they went directly to Wisconsin.
    • A. 

      Get

    • B. 

      Getting

    • C. 

      Got

    • D. 

      Gotten

    • E. 

      Arriving

  • 9. 
    If you wish to be rude, and tell someone to leave, you say "________________"
    • A. 

      Get lost!

    • B. 

      Get into!

    • C. 

      Get a grip!

    • D. 

      Get over it!

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    The word 'getting' can mean "becoming".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    If you tell someone to "get a life" you mean:
    • A. 

      They should have better things to do than be in your business.

    • B. 

      Their life is too simple and they need to be more interesting.

    • C. 

      They have too much time to spend on things you consider trivial.

    • D. 

      They are about to die.

    • E. 

      All of the above.