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¿Te has preguntado por qué los nativos siempre utilizan la palabra, get? ¿Jamás has sido capaz de decodificarla? Bien, aquí en este artículo tenemos una guía completa de un nativo detallando por completo las reglas y razones en cuanto a por qué y cuándo usamos esta palabra:

1) Get + nombre o pronombre = ‘obtener’ o ‘recibir’

  • Get me a drink, please.
  • Can you get her a present for her birthday
  • I’ll get the furniture.
  • I want to get a tan.

2) Get + partícula adverbial o preposicional = ‘un movimiento’

  • Get out of here!
  • What time did you get away?
  • She got up at nine o’clock.
  • I want you to get home by six o’clock (‘home’ es un adverbio de lugar y un nombre).
  • Harry got out of his office late.
  • David got there early. ‘There’ es un adverbio, y en este caso implica movimiento.

*excepciones todos los modismos: ‘get over’ ‘get off’

3) Get + adjetivo = ‘convertir’, ‘ponerse’, o ‘estar’

  • I’m getting sick of this.
  • She’s getting cold because she doesn’t have her scarf.
  • I got annoyed yesterday.
  • We got angry.
  • Christina got afraid of the spider.
  • Don’t get surprised, it’s me.

4) Get + participio pasado = ‘significado pasivo’ o ‘reflexivo’

  • Have you got your homework done
  • She got invited to a party.
  • We got the software updated.
  • Let’s get the job done.
  • Get your chores done, please.
  • We’ll get the shirts ironed.
  • Luckily, we didn’t get caught.
  • We got married in June.
  • Get your work done.

5) Get + gerundio (verbo + –ing) = ‘empezando’

  • Get leaving the office by six o’clock.
  • She gothim talking.
  • Get studying, now.
  • When will you get working?
  • I would like you to get the tractor running.
  • Let’s get leaving.
  • I’ll get walking in a second.

6) Get + infinitivo = ‘tener la oportunidad’

  • Jane gets to ride a Harley Davidson.
  • I get to live in a big city.
  • We don’t get to live in a nice neighbourhood.
  • Juliette and Tyson get to travel a lot for their jobs.
  • I get to go to a good university.
  • We’re getting to live in a cool building.
  • He got to work and travel at the same time.

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