To have somebody do something

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receive/obtain2 khổng lồ obtain something get something Where did you get (= buy) that skirt? Were you able to lớn get tickets for the concert? She opened the door wider khổng lồ get a better look. Try lớn get some sleep. He just got a new job. get something for somebody toàn thân Did you get a present for your mother? get somebody/yourself something Did you get your mother a present? Why don"t you get yourself a car? $100 will get you the basic mã sản phẩm. You can get the basic model for $100.
3 get something (for something) to lớn obtain or receive sầu an amount of money by selling something How much did you get for your car? bring4 to lớn go khổng lồ a place và bring someone or something bachồng get somebody/something Quick—go get a cloth! Sometoàn thân get a doctor! I have sầu lớn go get my mother from the airport (= pick her up). get something for somebody Get a drink for John. get somebody/yourself something Get John a drink. punishment5 get something to lớn receive sầu something as a punishment He got ten years (= was sent khổng lồ prison for ten years) for armed robbery. broadcasts6 get something to receive sầu broadcasts from a particular television or radio station We can"t get the Sci-Fi Channel in our area. buy7 get something to lớn buy something, for example a newspaper or magazine, regularly Which newspaper bởi you get?
grade8 get something khổng lồ achieve or be given a particular grade in a course or an exam He got a “C” in Chemistry và a “B” in English. illness9 get something lớn become infected with an illness; to lớn suffer from a pain, etc. I got this cold from you! She gets (= often suffers from) really bad headaches. contact10 get somebody toàn thân to be connected with someone by telephone I wanted to lớn speak to lớn the manager but I got his assistant instead. state/condition11linking verb to lớn reach a particular state or condition; lớn make someone or something/yourself reach a particular state or condition + adj. to lớn get angry/bored/hungry/fat You"ll get used to the climate here. We should go; it"s getting late. to get dressed/undressed (= lớn put your clothes on/take your clothes off) They plan lớn get married in the summer. She"s upstairs getting ready. I wouldn"t go there alone; you might get (= be) mugged. My oto got (= was) stolen over the weekend. get somebody/something + adj. Don"t get your dress dirty! He got his fingers caught in the door. She got the kids ready for school. Which Word?become / get / go / turnThese verbs are used frequently with the following adjectives:become ~get ~go ~turn ~
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Become is more formal than get. Both describe changes in people’s emotional or physical state, or natural or social changes.Go is usually used for negative changes.Turn is used for changes of color và changes in the weather. 12 get to vị something lớn reach the point at which you feel, know, are, etc. something After a while, you get lớn realize that these things don"t matter. You"ll like her once you get khổng lồ know her. His drinking is getting to lớn be a problem. She"s getting khổng lồ be an old lady now.


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make/persuade13 lớn make, persuade, etc. someone or something lớn bởi vì something get somebody/something lớn vì something I couldn"t get the car khổng lồ start this morning. He got his sister lớn help hlặng with his homework. You"ll never get hlặng to understand. get somebody/something doing something Can you really get that old car going again? It"s not hard to lớn get him talking—the problem is stopping him! get something done14 get something done to cause something lớn happen or be done I need lớn get my hair cut. I"ll never get all this work finished. start15 get doing something khổng lồ start doing something I got talking lớn her. We need to lớn get going soon. opportunity16 get to bởi vì something (informal) lớn have the opportunity to lớn do something He got to try out all the new software. It"s not fair—I never get lớn go first. arrive17 + adv./prep. to lớn arrive sầu at or reach a place or point We got to San Diego at 7 o"clock. You got in very late last night. What time did you get here? I haven"t gotten very far with the book I"m reading.
move/travel18 to move sầu khổng lồ or from a particular place or in a particular direction, sometimes with difficulty; khổng lồ make someone or something bởi vì this + adv./prep. The bridge was destroyed so we couldn"t get across the river. She got inlớn bed. He got down from the ladder. We didn"t get (= go) lớn bed until 3 a.m. Where bởi vì we get on the bus? I"m getting off (= leaving the train) at the next station. We should be getting home; it"s past midnight. get somebody/something + adv./prep. The general had to get his troops across the river. We couldn"t get the piano through the door. We"d better Điện thoại tư vấn a xe taxi and get you trang chủ. I can"t get the lid off. 19 get something to lớn use a bus, xe taxi, plane, etc. We"re going to lớn be late—let"s get a xe taxi. I usually get the bus khổng lồ work. meal20 to prepare a meal get something Who"s getting dinner? get something for somebody/yourself I should go home and get lunch for the kids. get somebody/yourself something I should go home and get the kids their lunch. telephone/door21 get something (informal) to lớn answer the telephone or a door when someone calls, knocks, etc. Will you get the phone? catch/hit22 get somebody toàn thân khổng lồ catch or take hold of someone, especially in order to harm or punish them He was on the run for a week before the police got him. to lớn get someone by the arm/wrist/throat She fell overboard và the sharks got her. He thinks everybody is out lớn get him (= trying to harm him). (informal) I"ll get you for that!


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23 get sometoàn thân + adv./prep. khổng lồ hit or wound someone The bullet got him in the neck. understand24 get somebody/something (informal) to lớn understvà someone or something I don"t get you. She didn"t get the joke. I don"t get it—why would she do a thing lượt thích that? I got the message—you don"t want me to come. Thesaurusunderstandsee get follow grasp comprehendThese words all mean khổng lồ know or realize something, for example why something happens, how something works, or what something means.underst& to know or realize the meaning of words, a language, what someone says, etc.; lớn know or realize how or why something happens, how it works, or why it is important:I don"t understand the instructions. Doctors are just beginning to lớn understvà the causes of the disease.see to underst& what is happening, what someone is saying, how something works, or how important something is:Ah ha—I see how it works now. Oh yes, I see what you mean.get (informal) khổng lồ understand a joke, what someone is trying to lớn tell you, or a situation that they are trying to lớn describe:She didn"t get the joke. I don"t get you.follow lớn understvà an explanation, a story, or the meaning of something:Sorry—I don"t quite follow what you"re saying. The plot is almost impossible lớn follow.grasp to come to lớn understand a fact, an idea, or how lớn vị something:They failed to lớn grasp the importance of his words.understvà or grasp?You can use understand or grasp for the action of realizing the meaning or importance of something for the first time:It"s a difficult concept for children khổng lồ understand/grasp.Only understand can be used to lớn talk about languages, words, or writing:I don"t grasp French/the instructions.comprehover (often used in negative sầu statements) (formal) lớn understand a fact, an idea, or a reason:The concept of infinity is almost impossible for us khổng lồ comprehkết thúc.Patternslớn understand/see/get/follow/grasp/comprehkết thúc what…to lớn understand/see/get/grasp/comprehkết thúc why/how…lớn understand/see/grasp/comprehover that…khổng lồ understand/see/get/grasp the point/idea (of something)to lớn be easy/difficult/hard to lớn understand/see/follow/grasp/comprehendkhổng lồ fully understand/see/grasp/comprehend something happen/exist25 get something (informal) used lớn say that something happens or exists You get (= There are) all these kids hanging around in the street. They still get cases of typhoid there. confuse/annoy26 get somebody (informal) to make someone feel confused because they vì not underst& something synonym puzzle “What"s the capital of Bulgaria?” “You"ve got me there!” (= I don"t know). 27 get somebody (informal) to annoy someone What gets me is having khổng lồ bởi the same thing all day long. Get is one of the most common words in English, but some people try khổng lồ avoid it in formal writing. Idioms