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Get – 6 reglas


¿Te has preguntado por qué los nativos siempre utilizan la palabra, get?

¿Jamás has sido capaz de decodificarla? Bien, aquí en este artículo tenemos una guía completa de un nativo detallando por completo las reglas y razones en cuanto a por qué y cuándo usamos esta palabra.

1. Get + nombre o pronombre = ‘obtener’ o ‘recibir’

Fan, dog, surprise, round, upgrade y issues son nombres.

2. Get + partícula adverbial o preposicional = ‘movimiento’

  • He gets around by bus and metro.
  • Sonia got on the bus.
  • How did she get here?
  • I got to Jack’s house just in time.

Around, on, here y to son adverbios y preposiciones.

3. Get + adjetivo = ‘convertir’, ‘ponerse’, o ‘estar’

  • We’re getting tired of this.
  • She got angry last night.
  • You and I are getting frustrated.
  • They had got/gotten sick.
  • They’re getting excited about the new changes.

Tired, angry, frustrated, sick y excited son adjetivos.

4. Get + participio pasado = ‘significado pasivo’ o ‘reflexivo’

  • I got the email sent yesterday.
  • Have you got your car washed?
  • We got the work done.
  • They got married.
  • Have you got everything prepared?
  • Make sure you’ve gotten your homework finished, please.

Sent, washed, done, married, prepared y finished son participios pasados.

5. Get + gerundio (verbo + –ing) = ‘empezando’

  • After our meeting, we got thinking about some issues.
  • Has she got studying yet?
  • Sam and Anne got moving to a new flat last week.
  • What time can we get going?

Thinking, studying, moving, y going son gerundios.

6. Get + to + infinitivo = ‘tener la oportunidad’

  • When they were younger they got to see their friends every weekend.
  • We are getting to visit her every week.
  • I didn’t get to go to a foreign country until I was twenty-eight.
  • Does she get to work in a multinational country?

To see, to visit, to go y to work son «to + infinitivo«.

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