Book Covers The Following Topics:
1. ENGLISH VERB -- ‘GET’
2. Meanings of Main Verb ‘GET’
3. GET + THIRD FORM OF VERB
3A. Get + Third Form of Verb
3B. Have/Has + Got + Third Form of Verb
3C. Got + Third Form of Verb
3D. Had + Got + Third Form of Verb
3E. Will + Get + Third Form of Verb
3F. Will + Have + Got + Third Form of Verb
3G. Other Modal Verbs + Get + Third Form of Verb
3H. Getting + Third Form of Verb
3I. Verb + To + Get + Third Form of Verb
4. GET TO + FIRST FORM OF VERB
4A. Get To + First Form of Verb
4B. Got To + First Form of Verb
4C. Will + Get To + First Form of Verb
5. HAVE + GOT TO + FIRST FORM OF VERB
6. ‘GET’ + ADJECTIVE
7. ‘GET’ + USED TO
8. Use of ‘Get’ In Causative Sentences
9. English Idioms With ‘Get’
10. Phrasal Verbs With ‘Get’
11. Other Sentences With ‘Get’
12. Conjugation of Verb ‘Get’
Exercises: 1(A) and 1(B)
Exercises: 2(A) and 2(B)
Exercises: 3(A) and 3(B)
ENGLISH VERB - ‘GET’
is an irregular verb. Its three forms are as follows:
Form (Base Form) -- GET
Form (Past Form) -- GOT
Form (Past Participle) -- GOT/GOTTEN
Perfect of ‘Get’ – Have/Has Got
|| Have/Has Gotten
Perfect of ‘Get’ -- Had Got
|| Had Gotten
(past participle form of ‘get’) is generally used in Spoken American
English. Gotten is incorrect in
Form of ‘Get’ -- Getting
of ‘Get’ -- To Get
got” is the ‘Present Perfect’
Form of ‘get’. But it is mainly used in the present indefinite (simple)
tense. Have/has got is generally used with ‘simple present meaning’ to show
characteristics, ownership, illnesses, and relationships.
got’ and ‘has got’ have the same
meaning as ‘have’ and ‘has’
respectively. They can be used as present
indefinite (simple) tenses.]
have got computers. = They have
has got a computer. = He has
have not got computers. = They
do not have computers.
has not got a computer. = He does
not have a computer.
Negative form of ‘have/has got’ is made by adding ‘not’ between
‘have/has’ and ‘got’; whereas, negative form of ‘have/has’ is made
by using ‘do/does not’.
they got computers? = Do they have computers?
he got a computer? = Does he have a computer?
Interrogative pattern of ‘have/has got’ is made by putting auxiliary verb
‘have/has’ before the subject; whereas Interrogative pattern of
‘have/has’ is made by putting auxiliary verb ‘Do/Does’ before the
in past events you should prefer using ‘had’
instead of ‘had got’ ’ to show characteristics, ownership, illnesses, and
Common -- They had computers. They did
not have computers | Did
they have computers?
Common -- They had got
computers. They had not got computers. Had
they got computers?
Note: Use of ‘have got’
and ‘has got’ in present
Have/has got + past participle of verb
project has got stuck. || Many
projects have got stuck.
in past perfect tenses you should use ‘had
project had got stuck. || Many
projects had got stuck.
- Very informal and non-standard way of referring to ‘have
in writing. This form is grammatically incorrect. Avoid using writing this form.
Verb ‘Get’ can be used in a number
of patterns and has lots of different uses and meanings.--
“Get” is used as a main verb with many different meanings.
“Get” is used in several idioms.
[An IDIOM is made up of a group of words whose meaning is different from the
meanings of the individual words]
“Get” is used in several phrasal verbs. [A PHRASAL VERB is made up of a Verb and an Adverb or a
Preposition or both.]
MEANINGS OF ENGLISH VERB - ‘GET’
COMMON MEANINGS OF
A MAIN VERB
ARE AS FOLLOWS:
receive / to obtain or acquire [to gain, attain, achieve something] / to bring /
to receive prison term / to receive broadcasts / to buy something / to earn / to
receive marks or grade in an exam / to become
affected by (a disease or bodily condition) / to be infected with an illness,
etc. / to start doing something / to arrive/come/reach / to move to a particular
direction or place / to use transport [to catch] / to answer (receive) the phone
call / to capture somebody / to understand / to have /
to memorize / to find out by calculation / to deliver / to
prepare a meal, etc.
get assurance every time, but nothing
got the medal and the money.
got an appointment letter today.
families got compensation.
got some high-resolution images.
of riots victims got enhanced compensation.
got thumbs up from 200 and thumbs
down from 25 readers.
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