Get and go exercise

March 31, 2012pdf

Complete the following sentences using get or go.

Hints

Go is used to talk about a whole movement. Get is mainly used to talk about the end of a movement – the arrival.

Get can also mean ‘make somebody / something do something’.

1. I ………………………….. to work by car and Susie ………………………….. by train.

2. Let’s see who will ……………………….. there first?

3. I …………………………. to see him yesterday.

4. Although the train was late, I managed to ……………………. to the meeting in time.

5. It wasn’t easy to ……………………….. through the crowd.

6. Could you tell me how to ………………………… to the post office?

7. We had better ………………………. going – it’s late.

8. It is ……………………… late.

9. When do I ……………………….. to see your new baby?

10. I couldn’t …………………….. the car to start.

Answers

1. I go to work by car and Susie goes by train.

2. Let’s see who will get there first.

3. I went to see him yesterday.

4. Although the train was late, I managed to get to the meeting in time.

5. It wasn’t easy to get through the crowd.

6. Could you tell me how to get to the post office?

7. We had better get going – it’s late.

8. It is getting late.

9. When do I get to see your new baby?

10. I couldn’t get the car to start.

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