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Phrasal verbs

The situation

Phrases with similar meaning or sentiment

(1) to get away with

Someone who never does the washing up. I don't know how he gets away with it / Why doesn't anyone make objections or complain about it?
(2) to get by (on) You went on holiday without much money. I got by on 20 Euros a day / I survived on 20 Euros a day.
(3) to get down to Your exams are coming up. I need to get down to some revision / I need to start doing some serious work.
(4) to get over You've had the flu It took me 10 days to get over it / to get better or recover.
(5) to get round You want to go camping but you need your parents' permission. I can get round them somehow / persuade them somehow.

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