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get out (of). a. "Leave; be released from." Fred got out of the truck and went into the bar. When do you get out of school? I must go to class now; I will talk with you when I get out. b. "Evade." Mark seems lazy; he tries hard to get out of every task he is given.

get out of order - "stop functioning properly." Telephones used to get out of order very frequently. A teacher must not let his class get out of order.

get over (with): a. "Recover." Betty had a bad cold, but she got over it very quickly. b. "Finish" (S). The best thing to do when given a difficult job is to get it over. Let's get that job over with.

get through, "finish". Could you help me with my homework when you get through with yours?

get to. a. "Reach, arrive at." When do you get to work in the morning? b. "Begin." When Mrs. Fowler gets to talking about her aches and pains, she goes on and on without a break.

get together (with), "bring together:, unite" (S). We should get all the other groups together and organize a meeting. We should get together with the other parties.

get up: a. "Stand up". Everybody got up when the national anthem was played. b. "Awake, arise; make arise" (S). I usually get up at eight-thirty. When does your sister get you up? c. "Organize" (S), Let's get a group up and plan the opening ceremonies.

give back, "return" (S). Please give me that computer disk back to me when you finish copying it.

give in (to), "yield; give one's consent." Don't give in to your desire for alcohol. If you keep asking them, they will probably give in.

give up: a. "Abandon" (S). Don't give up if at first you don't succeed b. "Surrender" (S). The bandits gave themselves up last week. c. "Admit failure (on)." This math problem is too hard; I am going to give it up.

glad about. Aren't you glad about Dan's promotion to president?

glad to. Our sales staff will be very glad to assist you in selecting your vacation package.

glance at. The robber glanced at the getaway car which was parked near the curb.

go back on, "fail to keep (a promise)." Once you make a promise, you must not go back on it.

go on (with), "continue." Are you going on with your university studies next year? I think I ought to go on, but I am not sure at the moment.

go out: a. "Leave" (usually temporarily). When did Sister Mary go out? b. "Cease burning." When the lights went out, we were watching a film.

go out on (a date, trip, errand). Gerry goes out on a date almost every evening. Ten of us went out on a sightseeing trip yesterday.

go over. a. "Look over; review." My teacher went over my homework last night. b. "Have success." The play went over big in Rome but not in New York.

go through with, "complete, bring to an end." Whenever Jeff starts something, he always goes through with it.

go with: a. "Harmonize with." Your skirt certainly goes well with your shoes. b. "Have dates with." Youssef went with Marsha for six months before they were married. C. "Be part of." The furnishings go very well with the color scheme in this condominium.

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