You use get with adjectives to mean 'become'. For example, if someone gets cold, they become cold, and if they get angry, they become angry.
If you forget something or forget how to do something, you cannot think of it or think how to do it, although you knew it or knew how to do it in the past .
conspicuously drawing attention to something or someone
getting on for:
Getting on for means the same as → nearly .
be getting nowhere:
If you say that you are getting nowhere, or getting nowhere fast, or that something is getting you nowhere, you mean that you are not achieving anything or having any success .
To get at something means to succeed in reaching it.
If you can get by with what you have, you can manage to live or do things in a satisfactory way.
If a political party or a politician gets in, they are elected.
If you get on with someone, you like them and have a friendly relationship with them.
When someone who is sitting or lying down gets up, they rise to a standing position.
be getting somewhere:
If you say that you are getting somewhere, you mean that you are making progress towards achieving something.
If someone who has broken a law or rule gets off, they are not punished, or are given only a very small punishment .
If you get out, you leave a place because you want to escape from it, or because you are made to leave it.
If you get about, you go to different places and visit different people.
If you want to get ahead, you want to be successful in your career .
If you get along with someone, you have a friendly relationship with them. You can also say that two people get along .
If you get away, you succeed in leaving a place or a person's company .
If someone or something gets back to a state they were in before, they are then in that state again.
If something gets you down, it makes you unhappy .
If you get into a particular kind of work or activity, you manage to become involved in it.
to board or cause or help to board (a bus, train, etc)
If you get over an unpleasant or unhappy experience or an illness, you recover from it.
to circumvent or overcome
When an idea gets across or when you get it across, you succeed in making other people understand it.
To get around a problem or difficulty means to overcome it.
get in on:
If you get in on something that other people are already involved in, you take part in it.
get on to:
If you get on to a topic when you are speaking, you start talking about it.
If you get through a task or an amount of work, especially when it is difficult, you complete it.
When people get together, they meet in order to discuss something or to spend time together.
get up to:
If you say that someone gets up to something, you mean that they do it and you do not approve of it.
get back to:
If you get back to an activity, you start doing it again after you have stopped doing it.
get down to:
If you get down to something, especially something that requires a lot of attention, you begin doing it.
get in with:
If someone tries to get in with you, they try to become friendly with you because they think that they will benefit in some way .
get off on:
If you get off on something, you are very excited by it, especially sexually excited.
get off with:
If you get off with someone, you start a romantic or sexual relationship with them.
get out of:
If you get out of doing something that you do not want to do, you succeed in avoiding doing it.
get around to:
When you get around to doing something that you have delayed doing or have been too busy to do, you finally do it.
get away with:
If you get away with doing something wrong or risky, you do not suffer any punishment or other bad consequences because of it.
get over with:
If you want to get something unpleasant over with, you want to do it or finish experiencing it quickly, since you cannot avoid it.
be past it:
to no longer be as good as in the past
like getting blood out of a stone:
said to mean that it is very difficult persuading someone to give you money or information
not be getting anywhere/not be going anywhere:
If you say that someone or something is not getting anywhere or is not going anywhere, you mean that they are not making progress or achieving a satisfactory result.
you can't get/there's no getting away from:
If you say you can't get away from something or there is no getting away from something, you are emphasizing that it is true, even though people might prefer it not to be true.
If someone is a go-getter, they are very energetic and eager to succeed.