Mar 2, 2017

GET OUT; GET OUT OF something

7 cards
, 23 answers
  • Study box. Read these sentences carefully.

    1. The driver’s door opened and an elderly woman got out.
    2. The doors and windows were locked and they couldn’t get out.
    3. 1 didn’t get out of bed until after ten o’clock.
    4. The car was very small, but six people got out of it.
    5. I’m scared. Let’s get out of here.
    • Use the sentences in the study box to help you do these exercises.
      • Get out’ usually means ‘to leave’ or ‘go out’. Which of the following can you get out of?
        • a car
        • a bicycle
        • a train
        • a building
        • a room
        • a chair
        • home

      • Which of the following is closest in meaning to the sentence ‘They got out of the building.’?
        • They had to leave the building.
        • They tried to leave the building.
        • They managed to leave the building.

      • Which of these are grammatically possible?
        • I got out.
        • I got out of the car.
        • I got it out.
        • I got out of it.
        • The car was got out of.

    • Complete these sentences with the correct form of ‘get out’ or ‘get out of’.
      • It was crowded, but then lots of people  . . . 
        got out
        at the next station.
        • got out
        • got out of

      • Somehow the cat had climbed into the box and it couldn’t  . . . 
        get out
        .
        • get out
        • get out of

      • Let’s  . . . 
        get out of
        here. We can walk the rest of the way.
        • get out
        • get out of

      • I usually try to  . . . 
        get out of
        the office for an hour at lunchtime.
        • get out
        • get out of

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