TO GET には、様々なパターンと様々な意味があります。
TO GET + 直接目的度= to obtain, to receive, to buy
- I got my passport last week. (to obtain)
- She got her driving license last week. (to obtain)
- They got permission to live in Switzerland. (to obtain)
- I got a letter from my friend in Nigeria. (to receive)
- He gets $1,000 a year from his father. (to receive)
- She got a new coat from Zappaloni in Rome. (to buy)
- We got a new television for the sitting room. (to buy)
TO GET + 場所の表現 = reach, 場所に着く
- How are you getting home tonight?
- We got to London around 6 p.m.
- What time will we get there?
- When did you get back from New York?
TO GET + 形容詞 = become,状態の変化を表す
- I am getting old.
- It's getting hotter.
- By the time they reached the house they were getting hungry.
- I'm getting tired of all this nonsense.
- My mother's getting old and needs looking after.
- It gets dark very early in the winter.
- Don't touch the stove until is gets cool.
TO GET + 前置詞/副詞 = 様々な意味の句動詞
|TO GET +||意味||例|
|to get at||表現しようとする||I think I see what you're getting at. I agree.|
|to get away with||犯罪や悪行に対する処罰から逃げる||I can't believe you got away with cheating on that test!|
|to get by||管理する (金銭的に)||Sam doesn't earn much, but we get by.|
|to get down||失望する、低下する||This rain is really getting me down.|
|to get off||交通手段 (電車、バス、自転車、飛行機)から降りる||We got off the train just before the bomb exploded.|
|to get on||
1. He got on his bicycle and rode down the street.
2. Amy and I really get on well.
|to get on with||進める||I have so much homework, I'd better get on with it.|
|to get out of||特に義務など、何かすることを避ける||She got out of the washing-up every day, even when it was her turn.|
|to get over||回復する (病気や驚きから)||Have you gotten over your cold yet?|
|to get through||何かの供給品を使うまたは使い終える||We've got through all the sugar. Can you buy some more?|
|to get up||ベッドから起き上がる||He gets up at 6.00 a.m. every morning.|
|to get up to||する - 一般に悪いこと||The children are very quiet. I wonder what they're getting up to.|
Do you get it は、理解できましたかの意味。
Do you get what the teacher was explaining in class?
He's getting dinner tonightは、彼が食事を準備しているという意味。
You can relax. It's my turn to get dinner tonight.
I'll get the bill は、私が払うという意味。
Put your wallet away! I'll get the bill.
That really gets me! は、私をイライラさせるという意味。
It really gets me when my sister shows up late.
To get rid of something は、捨てるという意味。
I'm going to get rid of all these old newspapers.
To get out of bed on the wrong side は、不機嫌という意味。
He got out of the wrong side of the bed this morning and he's been horrible all day.
To get your own back は、仕返ししたり誰かを罰するという意味。
She's getting her own back for all those rude things you said at the party last night.