446 – 11 Ways to use Get + the Past Participle

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Get…the verb get is so interesting in English because it has several meanings just on its own. I covered those meanings in podcast Episode 111. Get is also used in a number of phrases and idioms. For today’s English lesson, I’d like to show you 11 different phrases using get and a pp verb…that’s the past participle verb. Are you ready? Let’s check it out!

Here are the example sentences. To get the details of this English lesson, you need to listen to the podcast or check the transcript for the details:

  • They got engaged after dating for 6 months.
  • Jen and Jack got engaged last month.
  • They dated for three months and then he got dumped.
  • I’m sad because I got dumped.
  • I got married in 1998.
  • My parents got married in 1959.
  • I think they got divorced.
  • My aunt got divorced in the 1960’s.
  • I get dressed before having breakfast.
  • It takes her an hour to get dressed!
  • I got changed as soon as I came home from work.
  • Please get changed before dinner.
  • Most people get paid once a month.
  • Jack gets paid in cash!
  • Tom got fired last week.
  • I have never gotten fired from a job.
  • I got caught in the rain.
  • The boy got caught eating cookies before dinner.
  • I got stuck in rush hour traffic.
  • I got stuck sitting next to a boring man on the train.
  • I often get lost in Shibuya Station.
  • It’s easy to get lost in the Wall Street area.

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