Phrasal Verbs with GET

get ahead
to make progress and become successful
If you want to get ahead, you have to take risks.

get across
to make someone understand something
He has no trouble getting his ideas across.

get along
to have a friendly relationship
My brother and I don’t really get along.

get around
to go or travel to different places
He prefers using public transport to get around.

get around to
to find the time to do something
I wanted to watch that movie but never got around to it.

get away
to leave a place
I finally got away from work at eight.

get away with
to not receive punishment for doing something wrong
He has repeatedly broken the law and got away with it.

get back
to return to a place
What time does she get back from work?

get behind
to support someone or something
The plan may succeed if more people get behind it.

get by
to be able to live in spite of difficulties
He managed to get by despite his small salary.

get down
to make someone feel sad
Don’t let failure get you down too much.

get down to
to begin doing something
It’s time to stop procrastinating and get down to work.

get in
to arrive at home or at work
I got in very late last night.

get in
to be accepted as a student
It’s a very good school. I hope you get in.

get in
to deliver or send something
I need to get my application in by Friday.

get into
to become involved in a bad or difficult situation
I don’t want to get you into trouble.

get off
to leave a place or start a journey
They got off straight after breakfast.

get on
to continue doing something
I’ll let you get on with your work.

get out
to become known
We must not let this story get out.

get over
to recover from an illness or unhappy experience
He’s upset, but he’ll get over it.

get through
to do or finish something
I still have a lot of paperwork to get through.

get through
to deal with a difficult experience
They helped me get through those difficult months.

get through to
to be understood by someone
My message was finally getting through to him.

get to
to make someone feel annoyed or upset
Don’t let unimportant things get to you.

get together
to meet; to spend time together
We must get together for dinner sometime.