you get

This page is about the conversational phrase you get


You can say this instead of "There is", "There are", "There can be", etc. when describing what exists or happens at a certain place or time.

For example

  • "What's it like there in winter?"
    "Really cold. You get days when you can't even go outside!"

  • "People are always saying how bad things are."
    "I know. You get a lot more people complaining about things these days, don't you?"

Also "we get", as in "We get forest fires here in summer."

Quick Quiz

He said, "You get more people in the park on Sundays." This means on Sundays

a. more people are taken

b. more people are there

c. I can get more people

Contributor: Matt Errey