Get with adjectives and past participles

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Get can be followed by adjectives and past participles.

Get + adjective

Get can be followed by an adjective. In this case, it means become.

Get + object + adjective

The structure get + object + adjective means make something/somebody become.

Get + past participle

This structure is used to talk about the things we do to ourselves.

Get + object + past participle

Sometimes we arrange for something to be done by somebody else. The structure get + object + past participle can be used to express this idea.

This structure can also be used to talk about things (often unwanted) that happen to us.

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