“Get” is an irregular verb in English. It has many different meanings. Here are some of the most common ways we use “get” with some examples:
I got you flowers. I hope you like them!
Last year I got a new car.
Did you remember to get eggs at the store?
We need to get a new mattress - this one is hurting my back!
I finally got the results of the exam back and I passed!
I got new earrings for my birthday.
We should get the flu shot this weekend.
You won’t get good grades if you don’t study for the exams.
I don’t get it - can you explain it to me again, please?
I didn’t get the joke he told us. Can you explain it to me?
At first I didn’t understand, but I get it now.
She won’t get it until she has experienced it for herself.
I got to the airport late and I missed my flight.
We got home really late last night and I forgot to set the alarm clock for this morning.
What time does your flight get in? Maybe we can meet for dinner.
Sorry I can’t stay for lunch, I have to get to work.
To become + adjective:
I’m getting really sleepy. Can we finish the movie tomorrow?
My mom got frustrated when I forgot to put my dirty dishes in the dishwasher.
I could see she was getting angry because her face was turning red.
He gets sad whenever we have to say goodbye.