#EngVocab: phrasal verbs with ‘get’

  1. ‘Get across.’ Meaning: menyampaikan sesuatu dengan baik.
    • Example:
      • “He’s an excellent speaker. He can get across even the most complicated ideas.”
  2. ‘Get along.’ Meaning:  memiliki hubungan yang baik, cocok.
    • Example:
      • “I was surprised how well my new girlfriend and my sister got along.”
  3. ‘Get around.’ Meaning: bepergian.
    • Example:
      • “Since my car broke down, I’ve been getting around by bicycle.”
  4. ‘Get away.’ Meaning: pergi berlibur.
    • Example:
      • “We had a lovely holiday. We got away for a few days on the beach.”
  5. ‘Get away with.’ Meaning: melakukan hal illegal tanpa diketahui/dihukum.
    • Example:
      • “Jason always gets away with cheating in his maths tests.”
  6. ‘Get back.’ Meaning: kembali.
    • Example:
      • “She’s still in Taiwan. She doesn’t get back until next week.”
  7. ‘Get back to.’ Meaning: berbicara lagi dengan seseorang.
    • Example:
      • “When I have more information, I’ll get back to you.”
  8. ‘Get back at.’ Meaning: balas dendam.
    • Example:
      • “My sister got back at me for stealing her shoes. She stole my favourite hat.”
  9. ‘Get by.’ Meaning: cukup uang.
    • Example:
      • “It’s difficult to get by on a low salary.”
  10. ‘Get down to.’ Meaning: memulai suatu pekerjaan.
    • Example:
      • “If everybody is here, let’s get down to business.”
  11. ‘Get in.’ Meaning: tiba di rumah, memasuki.
    • Example:
      • “I’m really tired this morning. I didn’t get in until after midnight last night.”
  12. ‘Get round to.’ Meaning: memiliki waktu untuk mengerjakan sesuatu.
    • Example:
      • “Two months later, he finally got round to finishing that report.”
  13. ‘Get together.’ Meaning: bertemu dengan teman.
    • Example:
      • “Let’s get together for a BBQ this weekend.”
  14. ‘Get through.’ Meaning:
    1. lulus ujian.
      •  Example:
        • “We’re sure that you will get through your exam.” 
    2. berkomunikasi via telpon
      • Example:
        • “I couldn’t get through to them on the phone, so I emailed them the next day.”

Compiled and written by @ChatrineYK at @EnglishTips4U on Tuesday, September 20, 2011


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