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Confusing Words: Get (#2), by Dennis Oliver

 

Confusing Words:
Get (#2)

 

The common word get has many different meanings.
One of them is "receive." Another is become.

Examples:

Mary left. She got tired of waiting.

I get sleepy when I eat a big lunch.

What happened? Why did you get angry?

Have you heard about Flor? She got engaged!

Flor and her fiancé will get married in the Spring.

We're sorry to hear that Pierre has gotten sick.

We all hope Pierre gets better soon!

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