get along with = to have a good relationship with others.
Jeff gets along well with his coworkers.
back to = 1. return; 2. to return a phone call or email.
Jeff got back
to his boss as soon
as he listened to his voicemail.
get into = 1. enter; 2. develop an interest, to like something
1. I had trouble this morning getting
2. This cat really gets
into hip hop.
get out of = 1. leave; 2. to avoid responsibility.
1. She got out of work early today and went into
2. Roger had a meeting this afternoon, but he was
able to get out of it.
get rid of = to throw away; to put into the
garbage; to give to someone else.
He has a lot of junk to get
get through = to finish
After I got through the examination with the doctor,
she told me I was okay.
give up = quit; stop doing something.
Even though he's past the age of 75, he hasn't
given up playing tennis.
give back = 1. return; 2.
to volunteer, to help people
He gives back to his community by volunteering as a fire fighter.
ahead = go; go forward; go before another person.
Ashton was very polite and told the man that he could go
ahead of him.
by = pass by; sometimes this means to
stop at a place quickly.
The bus went by before
he could catch it.
I have to go by the grocery store and get some
for = try to obtain; work hard to get. (often used in the expression, "go for it.")
Bert wasn't sure if Niki would go out with him, but I told him to go for it.
go in on = to share the cost of something.
My classmates and I went in on a pizza yesterday after class.
on = 1. to continue; 2. to talk a long time--too long!
1. The baseball game went on for several hours.
2. The announcer kept going on and
how great the game was.
over = to look at important information; to review.
They had a lot of important documents to go
over at the meeting.
with = 1. to choose; to decide on one thing over another. 2.
to form a long-term, romantic relationship. 3. match color and
He decided to go with a
nice new blue shirt for the party. (go with = make a decision to wear)
out = 1. to leave the house and eat at a restaurant or go to
a party. 2. to have a long term romantic relationship.
They've been going out for two years. He might marry her.
How did it go? = Was the experience good or bad?
This is a very popular question in the United States when asking about the outcome of something that you do. Watch this video and I'll explain this idiomatic use of the word "go."