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Phrasal Verbs

get up (2)

This page is about the phrasal verb get up (2)

Meaning

to stand up or to get to one's feet

Synonym

stand up

For example

  • get up When the teacher came in, all her students got up and stood beside their desks.

  • get up If you're on a long flight, it's a good idea to get up and walk around for a few minutes every hour or so.

Quick Quiz

In many courts of law, people show their respect by getting up when

a. the defendant enters

b. the lawyers enter

c. the judge enters

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