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1

To meet in order to do something or spend time together (get ...)

get together (with)
It's nice to get together with people you get on with.

2

Two or more people like each other and are friendly to each other (get ...)

get on (with)
It's nice to get together with people you get on with.

3

Continue doing something, especially work (get ...)

get on (with)
I must get on with my work.

4

If you have not done as much work or paid as much as you should by a particular time (get ...)

get behind (with)
I got behind becouse I spent too much time on the Internet.

5

do and complete something difficult or unpleasent that must be done (get ...)

get sth over with
Let's get this meeting over with, or else we'll never get away before the rush hour and it will take ages to get home.

6

leave a place or person, often when the situation makes it difficult for you to do so (get ...)

get away
Let's get this meeting over with, or else we'll never get away before the rush hour and it will take ages to get home.

7

be very surprised or shocked that something has happened or that something is true (get ...)

can't/couldn't get over sth
I can't get over how she manages to get away with doing so little work.

8

succeed in not being criticised or punished for something wrong that you have done (get ...)

get away with
I can't get over how she manages to get away with doing so little work.

9

have just enough money to pay for the things I need, but nothing more (get ...)

get by
I get by with a bit of help from my parents.

10

find a way of dealing with or avoiding a problem (get ...)

get around/round
We'll get around/round it somehow.

11

do something that you have intended to do for a long time (get ...)

get around/round to
I haven't got around/round to it yet, but I'll do it after lunch.

12

ask someone what they mean, usually because they have said something indirectly (get ...)

what you're getting at?
I'm sorry, I don't know what you're getting at.

13

do something successfully even though it is not the best way of doing it (get ...)

get away with
Do you think I can get away with not using any handouts in my lecture?