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Phrasal Verb: * Meaning: Example:
GET ACROSS s to make something understood; communicate something understandably Gary couldn't get his message across in Japanese. Finally he got the message across in English.
GET AHEAD n to achieve success After several slow business years, our company finally got ahead of the competition.
GET ALONG WITH n to have a friendly relationship with Do you get along with your family?
GET AROUND n to move from place to place Walter gets around town on his bicycle.
GET AROUND n to avoid having to do something The kids tried to get around doing the dishes, but they weren't successful.
GET AROUND TO n to finally do something; to do something  eventually I'll get around to doing the laundry soon, but I'm busy right now.
GET AT n to try to prove or make clear I couldn't understand what Gary was getting at. He didn't make any sense.
GET AWAY n to escape Walter tried to get away from the office, but he had too much work to do.
GET AWAY WITH n to escape punishment ;to avoid criticism Edgar got away with stealing that money. He should have gone to jail!
GET BACK n to return;  What time will you get back home tonight?
GET BY n to survive, financially, in a difficult situation After the fire, the family had to get by without a house.
GET EVEN WITH n to get revenge; seek revenge; repay in kind When Terry told a lie about me, I got even with him. 
GET IN n to enter I lost my keys and so I couldn't get in the house.
GET IN n to enter a small, closed vehicle Sara got in her car and drove away.
GET IN n to arrive What time will your flight get in tonight?
GET INTO n to become strongly involved with or deeply interested in I'm sorry, I just can't get into the game right now. I'm thinking about work.
GET OFF n to dismount Charles got off the horse, then walked him to the barn.
GET OFF n to be excused from work, class, or other regularly scheduled activities Pam got off doing homework because she had already finished her lessons.
GET OFF n to finish your workday I get off at 5:30. Let's meet for dinner.
GET OFF n to receive a lesser punishment than what might be expected Edgar got off easy after he stole that money. He should have gone to jail!
GET OFF n to leave a large, closed vehicle Martin will get off the bus in Los Angeles.
GET ON n to enter a large, closed vehicle Quick! Get on the train, it's about to leave.
GET ON n to mount something Let's go. Get on your bicycle, it's time to leave.
GET ON ___ n to upset; to make angry That rap "music" is really getting on my nerves!
GET OUT OF n to leave a small, closed vehicle Get out of the taxi now because we're here!
GET OUT OF n to avoid having to do something The kids tried to get out of doing the dishes, but they weren't successful.
GET OVER n to recover from an illness or painful experience; overcome; surmount I hope Jeffrey gets over his cold soon.
GET OVER n to finish (for individual activities, not  repeated actions) What time does the party get over?
GET RID OF n to dispose of; give away or throw out I think it's time to get rid of those shoes. They have too many holes in them!
GET RID OF n to fire someone from a job; cause someone to leave; dismiss someone The manager got rid of the secretary because he wasn't doing his job properly.
GET THROUGH n to move past a difficult time/place After John's wife died, he had to get through his sadness.
GET TOGETHER n to meet; gather; assemble in a group Let's get together at Marta's apartment.
GET UP n to leave bed after sleeping and begin your daily activities When Steve got up this morning it was still dark.
GIVE AWAY s to dispose of; get rid of or throw out We gave our old sofa away when we bought a new one.
GIVE AWAY s to reveal a secret; tell information Peter gave the surprise away when he talked to Frank.
GIVE BACK s to return something Please give me my book back.
GIVE OUT s to distribute The manager gave the awards out at lunchtime.
GIVE UP s to stop, quit, or abandon You can learn English! Don't give up!
GIVE UP s to stop a habit You'll get cancer if you don't give up smoking.
GO AFTER n to seek; try to obtain something I plan to go after the new position at work.
GO AHEAD n to give permission to proceed Go ahead and take an early lunch.
GO AWAY n to leave; to command someone to leave I'll be going away on vacation for a while. I'll send you a postcard.
GO BACK n to return Although he's forty-two, he's going back to the University to get his degree.
GO BACK ON n to betray, rescind one's word He said he'd help me, but then he went back on his promise.
GO DOWN n to decrease The price of fruit goes down in the summer.
GO FOR n to try to secure or attain Every Olympic athlete wants to go for the gold. Each team wants to win.
GO FOR n to want something I could go for a big juicy cheeseburger right now!
GO OUT n to have a date with; be in a relationship with someone Do you know if Gwyneth Paltrow and Ben Affleck are going out? Or are they just friends?
GO OUT WITH n to have a date with; be in a relationship with someone Do you know if Rita is going out with Samuel next Friday night?
GO OVER n to examine My supervisor went over my report carefully.
GO THROUGH n to examine; to search The customs officer went through my bag.
GO THROUGH n to perform; to carry out The salesclerk went through her duties without thinking. That's how she lost the money.
GO THROUGH n to experience I am going through a difficult time right now.
GO UP n to increase; to rise The price of cigarettes went up in January 1992.
GO WITH n to coordinate; to look pleasing together Your shirt really goes with your eyes.
His tie doesn't go with his shirt!
GO WITH n to date; to be in a relationship Is Gwyneth Paltrow going with Ben Affleck? Or are they just friends?
GOOF OFF n to waste time being lazy; do nothing in particular We goofed off last night. It was fun to relax.
GROW INTO n to change to fit something Stewart's shirt doesn't fit right now, but in six months, he'll grow into it. 
GROW UP n to change from child to adult; behave responsibly Sometimes men don't grow up!
n = non separable
s = separable