Phrasal Verbs Using ‘Get’



As you know, the phrase ‘get over’ could be used in a multitude of situations. In today’s episode I explain how you can combine the words ‘get over’ with the following words: ‘with’, ‘something’ or ‘someone’. I recommend you to listen to this episode more than once, just so you are not left feeling too confused. Enjoy :)

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Hi guys, you’re listening to the English Made Simple Show, this is episode number 2-5-6, two hundred and fifty six, numero dos cientos cincuenta y seis.

Welcome friends, it’s Milena from

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Nice to have you join me.

As I promised in the last episode, today we’re going to learn how to use the phrase ‘to get over’.

You’ve probably noticed that the phrase ‘get over’ is used a lot in the English language.

It can be combined with other words such as ‘with’, then it becomes ‘get over with..’ – it can be combined with the words ‘someone or something’. When combined with these, the phrase becomes, get over someone or get over something.

You’ve heard of these, right?

Depending on what word you attach to the phrase ‘get over’ it could have a variety of meanings. For example, it could have a meaning related to something emotional, physical, medical or even something surprising.

In today’s episode, I’ll share examples from three of these areas. And in the next episode I’ll share how you can use it to express a surprise.

Let’s start with emotional.

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Milena Vujnic

Milena Vujnic

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Milena is the host of the English Made Simple Podcast and is passionate about helping motivated English learners break their fear of speaking English so they can confidently make conversation and be understood by other English-speakers. Milena lives in Australia with her Chileno husband and loves anything podcasting and online coaching and is honoured to be supporting and guiding immigrants from all over the world with her products, programs and coaching services. Click here to learn more about how you can work with Milena.  

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