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Expresiones y frases - Verbo 'To get'
Idioms - Verb 'To get'
|to get a break||tener una oportunidad|
|to get a grip on oneself||controlarse|
|to get a handle on/the hang of something||encontrarle la mano/vuelta a algo|
|to get a kick out of something||encontrar placer en algo|
|to get a life||vivir (un poco) la vida|
|to get a line on someone||obtener información acerca de alguien|
- I play the guitar at a pub on Thursdays but one day I hope I get my break.
- Mary, get a grip on yourself! You're hysterical!
- The new clerk got the hang of it really fast, he's good!
- At first I didn't like playing soccer but I soon learnt to get a kick out of it.
- You can't just stay home watching TV every Saturday night! You need to get a life!
- The yellow press always finds a way to get a line on celebrities.
|to get a load of something||fijarse en algo|
|to get a move on||darse prisa|
|to get a raw deal||sufrir un trato injusto|
|to get a rise out of someone||burlarse de alguien|
|to get a word in edgewise||meter un bocadillo|
|to get better/well||mejorarse|
- Oh dear! Get a load of that man! He looks just like Brad Pitt!
- Emily, get a move on! We're going to be late for the ceremony!
- What have I done to get such a raw deal? This isn't fair!
- Don't listen to Jen, she's just getting a rise out of you, that's all.
- My date was so boring! The guy kept talking, I couldn't get a word in edgewise!
- The doctor gave me an antibiotic so I hope I'll get better in a few days.
|to get blood out of a stone||pedirle peras al olmo|
|to get carried away||dejarse llevar|
|to get caught in something||quedar atrapado en algo|
|to get caught up in something||quedar involucrado en algo|
|to get cold feet||echarse atrás|
|to get down to brass tacks/business||ir al grano|
- Asking my dad to lend me his car is like getting blood out of a stone.
- Paula and I got carried away and spent almost two hours talking over the phone.
- I'm sorry for being late. I got caught in the elevator for twenty minutes.
- Senator Hook got caught up in a scandal and had to resign.
- Don't worry, dear. It's very common for brides to get cold feet minutes before the wedding.
- Everyone at the office got down to business and started working on the project.
|to get even with someone||ajustar cuentas con alguien|
|to get fresh with someone||propasarse con alguien|
|to get going||ponerse en marcha|
|to get high||drogarse|
|to get hell||aguantarse una bronca|
|to get in on the ground floor||estar involucrado desde el principio|
- Bruce's parents were murdered and now he's sworn to get even with the murderer.
- Some drunk guy tried to get fresh with my girlfriend but I sent him away.
- Honey, we need to get going or we'll lose our plane.
- Peter got so high the other night that he almost had an overdose.
- No! I won't get hell from mom and dad again for something you did!
- The project wouldn't have been possible without Jane. She got in on the ground floor.
|to get in someone's hair||molestar a alguien|
|to get in on the act||lograr tomar parte en el asunto|
|to get into the swing of things||agarrale la mano a algo|
|to get into trouble||meterse en problemas|
|to get involved||involucrarse|
|to get it/your act together||organizarse|
|to get laid||tener sexo|
- I can't stand Roger! He's always getting in my hair! It's so annoying!
- We didn't want Jeff to be in the play but somehow he got in on the act.
- You may find it difficult at first but you'll soon get into the swing of things.
- How did such a nice boy like you get into so much trouble?
- After a long depression, Rob got it together and redid his life.
- Andy doesn't want to fall in love, he just wants to get laid.
|to get nowhere||no llegar a ningún lado|
|to get off one's back/case||dejar a alguien en paz|
|to get off one's tail||dejar de holgazanear|
|to get off the ground||despegar|
|to get off to a good start||empezar con el pie derecho|
|to get on in years||ya no ser tan joven|
- This relationship is getting nowhere, can't you see?
- Brian, get off my back! Can't you see I'm busy here?
- Mark, get off your tail and help me with the cleaning, will you?
- Our business finally got off the ground thanks to Mr. Henderson.
- You'll need to have everything planned if you want to get off to a good start.
- Meg's depressed because she says she'getting on in years and she's still single.
|to get on someone's nerves||crisparle los nervios a alguien|
|to get one's bearing||orientarse|
|to get one's comeuppance||recibir su merecido|
|to get one's hopes up||ilusionarse|
|to get one's money's worth||sacar partido a algo|
|to get one's own way||salirse con la suya|
- I hate that song. every time I hear it, it gets on my nerves.
- It took us some time to get on our bearings and find the way to the cottage.
- The villain gets his comeuppance by the end of the movie.
- I've applied to go to Yale, I haven't had an answer yet, I don't want to get my hopes up.
- I bought this leather jacket three years ago but it still looks new. I really got my money's worth.
- Don't bother trying to stop Martha, she'll get her way anyway.
|to get one's wires crossed||tener un malentendido|
|to get religion||fanatizarse|
|to get rid of||deshacerse de|
|to get rolling||comenzar|
|to get sick||vomitar|
|to get someone wrong||malinterpretar a alguien|
- I thought Kim told me she would be at Tom's but it was at Tim's, I got my wires crossed.
- Grace never was a religious woman, now she got religion with Buddhism.
- When will you get rid of those hideous jeans?
- All right, people, let's get rolling, we've got lots of work to do!
- Dina got sick because she had eaten two hamburgers, one hot dog and two slices of pizza.
- Don't get me wrong, I'd love to stay but I'm really tired and I have a long way home.
|to get someone's back up/goat||irritar a alguien|
|to get the ax||ser despedido|
|to get the better of someone||vencer a alguien|
|to get the feel of something||acostumbrarse a algo|
|to get the message/picture||entender, darse cuenta|
|to get the show on the road||ponerse manos a la obra|
- Kate has such a shrill voice that every time I hear her she gets my back up.
- The last secretary got the ax because she was a disaster.
- Phil's a great tennis player and he got the better of me on the court.
- At first she thought the bed wasn't very comfortable but she got the feel of it.
- Pat was winking at me and I didn't know why but when I saw my ex I got the message.
- It took us some time to get the show on the road but we finally did it.
|to get the word out||hacer correr la voz|
|to get the worst of something||llevarse la peor parte|
|to get the wrong end of the stick||entender todo mal|
|to get to the bottom/heart of something||llegar al fondo de algo|
|to get to the point||llegar al extremo|
|to get under someone's skin||afectar, molestar a alguien|
- We're playing at the Marquee next week, we have to get the word out.
- Liz and Pam were in a car crash, Pam's OK but Liz is in hospital, she got the worst part of it.
- No, you got the wrong end of the stick, Peter is my father and Charles is my uncle.
- Everybody's working hard to get to the bottom of this, we'll find the people responsible.
- Some people become so obsessed with a celebrity that they get to the point of killing them!
- Andrew is so annoying, I just look at him and he gets under my skin!
|to get up a good head of steam||tomar impulso|
|to get up on the wrong side of bed||levantarse con el pie izquierdo|
|to get wind of something||enterarse de algo|
|to get wise to someone's game||enterarse del juego de alguien|
- My career got a good head of steam after I met my current manager, Jack.
- Sam got up on the wrong side of the bed, he missed his bus, arrived late and his computer caught a virus.
- We've just got wind of Tina's dirty lilttle secret!
- Robert was trying to fool me but I got wise to his game.