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  1. #1
    Lenka is offline Senior Member
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    Default get out / get off

    I was told we use GET INTO/OUT OF for cars, taxis and other individual means of transport and GET ON/OFF for trains, buses and mass transport.

    But today other teacher told me I can say both "get out (car)" and "get of (a car)".

    So which statement is true? Is there a rule?

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    MrPedantic is offline Moderator
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    Default Re: get out / get off

    Hello Lenka

    You can "get off a car" if you're sitting on its roof or bonnet. But if you're sitting inside, you can only "get out of the car".


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