The many meanings of get (2)

Here are some more examples of how the verb get is used:

= travel (by) or catch (a means of transport)

To travel around in London you can get the tube, a bus or a black cab, although cabs are expensive.

= arrive at

I left work late and by the time I got to the pub, my friends had already left.

= reach

The actor has got to the point in her film career in which she feels she would like to go on the stage.

= bring / fetch (something)

When you go to the supermarket, would you mind getting me some bananas?

= answer the door/telephone

A: The phone is ringing!

B: I’ll get it! 

To be continued…