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get a ticket

This page is about the collocation get a ticket

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to get a fine for parking illegally, speeding, etc.

For example

  • I got a ticket for speeding this morning.

  • If I don't get back to my car, I'll get another parking ticket.

Note:
Often expanded to "get a speeding ticket" or "get a parking ticket"

Quick Quiz

Louis got a speeding ticket because

a. he's going to a Formula 1 race

b. he needed a ticket to speed

c. he was driving too fast

Contributor: Matt Errey