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Phrasal Verbs

get up (1)

This page is about the phrasal verb get up (1)

Meaning: to get out of bed after having been asleep

Synonym: rise

For example:

  • get up Michael gets up at six o'clock, does his exercises and his meditation, and then he makes his breakfast.

  • get sb up Every morning Sarah's mother gets her up and gets her ready for school.

Quick Quiz:

After they get up, most people

a. get down

b. have breakfast

c. go back to bed

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