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In general, we use the verb "have" with things we possess and the verb "get" meaning "to receive

something". However, there are many different words that combine with "have or get" to make common expressions including collocations and phrasal verbs. Here are some of the most common "have or get" combinations. Decide between "have" or "get". Make sure to carefully decide which form of the verb is required as sometimes the verb needs to be con ugated or put in the infinitive or gerund form.

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Have or Get? 1
I don't care how much it costs! _____ me to the airport as fast as you can! I'd really like _____ fit, I just can't find the time. aiter! ould you like somethin" to drink# $ustomer! %es, I _____ a diet root &eer. '. (o, no, you are my dinner "uest toni"ht. )et me _____ the check. *. $an you wait for ten minutes# I need _____ a rest. +. ,his computer is so frustratin"! I'-e &een _____ pro&lems e-er since I &ou"ht it. .. )inda seems to &e _____ second thou"hts a&out her new jo&. /. 0rank really isn't so &ad once you _____ to know him. 1. ,hat's a &eautiful new &louse! here did you _____ it# 12. I hope you are _____ a "ood time toni"ht. Here are the answers to the first "have" or "get" 3ui4! 1. I don't care how much it costs! Get me to the airport as fast as you can! 2. I'd really like to get fit, I just can't find the time. 3. aiter! ould you like somethin" to drink# $ustomer! %es, I 'll have a diet root &eer. '. (o, no, you are my dinner "uest toni"ht. )et me get the check. *. $an you wait for ten minutes# I need to have a rest. +. ,his computer is so frustratin"! I ha-e &een having pro&lems e-er since I &ou"ht it. .. )inda seems to &e having second thou"hts a&out her new jo&. /. 0rank really isn't so &ad once you get to know him. 1. ,hat's a &eautiful new &louse! here did you get it# 12. I hope you are having a "ood time toni"ht. 1. 2. 3.

Have or Get? 2

5owlin" looks like a lot of fun. hy don't we _____ a try# 6oni3ue _____ a &a&y last ni"ht. It's a &eautiful &a&y &oy. hen you "o into the city make sure you don't _____ into trou&le. 7ane and 8lexander are _____ another one of their ar"uments this week. I'm afraid I won't _____ home until late toni"ht. 9a-e you seen :a-id# I'm &e"innin" _____ worried. ,hey weren't -ery happy to"ether so they _____ di-orced after only a year to"ether. /. I would recommend you _____ a lon" think a&out what you want to do. 1. 7ack _____ drunk and needed a lift home. 12. ,hat restaurant _____ fi-e stars in the latest 6ichelin "uide. Here are the answers to the second "have" or "get" 3ui4! 1. 5owlin" looks like a lot of fun. hy don't we have a try# 2. 6oni3ue had a &a&y last ni"ht. It's a &eautiful &a&y &oy. 3. hen you "o into the city make sure you don't get into trou&le. '. 7ane and 8lexander are having another one of their ar"uments this week. *. I'm afraid I won't get home until late toni"ht. +. 9a-e you seen :a-id# I'm &e"innin" to get worried. .. ,hey weren't -ery happy to"ether so they gotdi-orced after only a year to"ether. /. I would recommend you have a lon" think a&out what you want to do. 1. 7ack got drunk and needed a lift home. 12. ,hat restaurant got fi-e stars in the latest 6ichelin "uide.

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