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Confusing Words: Get (#1), by Dennis Oliver

 

Confusing Words:
Get (#1)

 

The common word get is a challenge for learners of
English because get has many different meanings.

One common meaning is receive.

Examples:

I didn't get your e-mail message. Are you sure
you sent it?

Yes, we get a newspaper. It's delivered to our house
every morning.

You didn't get any mail today. There was nothing
in the mailbox.

Leah got many nice presents on her birthday.

We're having a party on Friday to celebrate
Ricardo's good luck: he got a wonderful new job!

Salim had good luck, too. He got a very high score
on the TOEFL.

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