'Get' is an irregular verb. Its three forms are as follows: base form - get, past form -- got, past participle -- got/gotten | List of Chapters-- 1. English verb -- 'get' | 2. meanings of main verb 'get' | 3. get + third form of verb | 3a. get + third form of verb | 3b. have/has + got + third form of verb | 3c. got + third form of verb | 3d. had + got + third form of verb | 3e. will + get + third form of verb | 3f. will + have + got + third form of verb | 3g. modal verbs + get + third form of verb | 3h. getting + third form of verb | 3i. verb + to + get + third form of verb | 4. get to + first form of verb | 4a. get to + first form of verb | 4b. got to + first form of verb | 4c. will + get to + first form of verb | 5. have + got to + first form of verb | 6. 'get' + adjective | 7. 'get' + used to | 8. use of 'get' in causative sentences | 9. English idioms with 'get' | 10. phrasal verbs with 'get' | 11. other sentences with 'get' | 12. conjugation of verb 'get' | exercises || Sample This: 1. ENGLISH VERB -- 'GET' -- Get is an irregular verb. Its three forms are as follows: First Form (Base Form) - GET, Second Form (Past Form) - GOT, Third Form (Past Participle) -- GOT/GOTTEN | Present Perfect of 'Get' - Have/Has Got || Have/Has Gotten, Past Perfect of 'Get' -- Had Got || Had Gotten, Gotten (past participle form of 'get') is generally used in Spoken American English. Gotten is incorrect in British English. ING Form of 'Get' - Getting, Infinitive of 'Get' -- To Get | IMPORTANT NOTE- "Have/has got" is the 'Present Perfect' Form of 'get'. But it is mainly used in the present indefinite (simple) tense. Have/has got is generally used with 'simple present meaning' to show characteristics, ownerships, illnesses, and relationships. 'Have got' and 'has got' have the same meaning as 'have' and 'has' respectively. They can be used as present indefinite (simple) tenses. | Affirmative Sentences -- They have got computers. = They have computers. He has got a computer. = He has a computer. | Negative Sentences --They have not got computers. = They do not have computers. He has not got a computer. = He does not have a computer. Note:- Negative form of 'have/has got' is made by adding 'not' between 'have/has' and 'got'; whereas, negative form of 'have/has' is made by using 'do/does not'. | Interrogative Sentences -- Have they got computers? = Do they have computers? Has he got a computer? = Does he have a computer? Note:- Interrogative pattern of 'have/has got' is made by putting auxiliary verb 'have/has' before the subject; whereas Interrogative pattern of 'have/has' is made by putting auxiliary verb 'Do/Does' before the subject. However, in past events you should prefer using 'had' instead of 'had got' ' to show characteristics, ownerships, illnesses, and relationships. More Common -- They had computers. They did not have computers. Did they have computers? Less Common -- They had got computers. They had not got computers. Had they got computers? || English Verb 'Get' can be used in a number of patterns and has lots of different uses and meanings.-- A. "Get" is used as a main verb with many different meanings. B. "Get" is used in several idioms. C. "Get" is used in several phrasal verbs. Meanings of Main Verb 'GET' || MOST COMMON MEANINGS OF "GET" AS A MAIN VERB ARE AS FOLLOWS: to receive / to obtain or acquire (to gain, attain, achieve something) / to bring / to receive prison term / to receive broadcasts / to buy something / to earn / to receive marks or grade in an exam / to become affected by (a disease or bodily condition) / to be infected with an illness, etc. / to start doing something / to arrive/come/reach / to move to a particular direction or place / to use transport (to catch) / to answer (receive) the phone call / to capture somebody / to understand / to have / to memorize / to find out by calculation / to deliver / to prepare a meal, etc.
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