ENGLISH VOCABULARY PRACTICE: Idioms using 'GET' 2
LEVEL: Intermediate/Advanced


Write the letter of the word(s) that best complete(s) each sentence:

a - get hold of
b - get away with
c - get carried away
d - get bent out of shape
e - get your hopes up
f - get to the point
g - get rid of
h - get up on the wrong side of the bed
i - get together
j - get something off his chest

1. Let's ( = meet) at John's place.

2. I'm sorry I couldn't him. ( = I couldn�t reach him [by phone, etc.])

3. Stop beating around the bush and . ( = be direct)

4. He wants to . ( = throw out/dispose of) his old couch.

5. She has a tendency to ( = to be overcome with emotion) when she speaks about these issues.

6. Don't . = Don't be too hopeful.

7. They think they will what they did, but they won't.

8. Did you this morning? = Are you in a bad mood?

9. Don't ( = become very angry/upset) over nothing!

10. He needs to . = He needs to say something that's been bothering him. [to vent pent-up feelings]






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