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GET by Mind Map: GET

1. 1. DIFFERENT MEANINGS

1.1. RECEIVE

1.1.1. Did you get my letter?

1.2. BRING / FETCH

1.2.1. Could you get me my umbrella?

1.3. OBTAIN

1.3.1. He got permission to leave early.

1.4. BUY

1.4.1. I got a new pair of shoes in the sales.

1.5. CATCH

1.5.1. You'll have to run to get the bus.

1.6. ARRIVE

1.6.1. We got to Paris at 4 in the afternoon .

2. 2. GET + COMPARATIVE

2.1. A. GET + SIMPLE COMPARATIVE

2.1.1. He's getting old .

2.1.2. They're getting more and more annoyed with so many complaints .

2.2. B. GET + DOUBLE COMPARATIVE (cada vegada mes i mes)

2.2.1. The top one per cent are getting richer and richer .

2.2.2. The working class are getting more and more disillusioned .

3. 3. PASSIVE VOICE

3.1. GET + PAST PARTICIPLE

3.1.1. Characteristics

3.1.1.1. More informal

3.1.1.2. To talk about BAD or UNEXPECTED things.

3.1.2. Example

3.1.2.1. Dan got sacked last week .

4. 4. ASK or PAY someone to DO something

4.1. I'm going to get my kitchen repainted .

5. 5 . PERSUADE or ASK someone to DO something

5.1. Could you get Hans to finish the report ?