Dictionary: Letter G

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get about/around/round 1 (insep) Go to different places; travel.

2 (insep) (news, rumours, gossip, word) Become well known; sspread.

3 (insep) (law, rule, problem) Avoid or escape the effects of something, such as a rule, without breaking it.

get along Get on with

get away (insep) Leave; escape; have a holiday.

get away with [get away with something] (insep) Not be punished for something wrong you have done.

get back 1 (insep) Return. come back

2 [get something back] Recover something. Take back

get by 1 (insep) Manage to do something.

2 (insep) Go past.

get in [get in, get in/into something] (insep) Enter a place.

get into [get into something] (insep) (mess, trouble, debt, muddle) Become involved in a difficult situation, often without intending to.

get off [get off something] (insep) (bus, train, plane, horse) Leave a vehicle or a place. jump off get on

get on, get on with 1 [get on, get on with something] (work) (insep) Make progress in something.

2 Continue doing something. Get along, go on

3 [get on something] (insep) (bus, train, plane, horse) Enter or ride a vehicle. get off

4 (with) [get on with somebody] (insep) (neighbours, relatives, friends) Have a friendly relationship with somebody. get along fall out

5 (insep) Become old.

get out 1 Leave a place or go outside.

2 Stop being a secret.

get through 1 (insep) Manage to contact somebody. be through, come through, put through

2 pass [get through, get through something] (insep) (exam, test, finals) Manage to pass. scrape through, sail through

3 use [get through something] (insep) (cigarettes, beer, money) Use something or spend it.

get through to [get throgh to somebody] (insep) Manage to make somebody understand something.

give away [give something away] Give something to somebody for free.

give in 1 (insep) [+ to] Admit that you are defeated or cannot do something; yield.

2 (insep) [+ to] (temptation, urge) Stop avoiding something that you really want.

give off [give off something] (insep) (heat, energy, light, odour, signal, smell, smoke) Emit or discharge something.

give out [give something out] (leaflet, food, money, information) Distribute something. hand out

give up [give something up] (chocolate, fatty foods, smoking, hope, job) Stop doing or having something; stop attempting to do it.

glam up [glam up, glam yourself up] Dress attractively.

gloss over [gloss over something] (insep) (failure, issue) Try to excuse or not to mention something bad.

go about [go about something] (insep) (daily routine, business, work) Do something in the usual way or start doing it.

go off 1 (insep) (alarm, bomb, device, gun) Explodes or be activated.

2 Not be good anymore.

3 [go off somebody/something] (insep) Stop liking somebody. take to

go on 1 (insep) Continue doing something. carry on

2 (insep) Take place.

go on about [go on about something] Talk continuously about something in a boring and annoying way.

goof off (insep, AmE) Spend time doing nothing, usually avoiding work. skive off

grow apart (insep) Not have a close relationship anymore.

 

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