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Phrasal Verbs: Get

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Question 1
Choose the correct usage:
A
What do you think she is getting at? I have no idea.
B
I do not understand, what exactly are you trying to get at?
Question 1 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is ‘get at’, which means to imply or mean something.
Question 2
Choose the correct usage:
A
The thieves got away with two Picassos, without getting caught.
B
The cunning robber got over with the black car.
Question 2 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is ‘get away with’, which means to not get caught, criticised or punished for doing something wrong.
Question 3
Choose the correct usage:
A
It always takes me ages to get through to replying to letters.
B
It always takes me ages to get around to replying to letters.
Question 3 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is ‘get around to’, which means to finally manage to do something, make the effort to do something.
Question 4
Choose the correct usage:
A
The company tried to get in on our market.
B
He tried his best to get in onto the project, but failed.
Question 4 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is ‘get in on’, which means to become involved.
Question 5
Choose the correct usage:
A
I know he is lying, so you should just tell him to get over it.
B
I knew he was lying, so I told him to get off it.
Question 5 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is ‘get off it’, which is a way of expressing disbelief, or telling someone that they're wrong or have an incorrect opinion
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