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    Default She got to the office - go to the office?

    She noted down my fax number so that she could send me the documents when she got to the office.


    What is the meaning of `got to the office'. (I think: go to the office)

    Is it right or something else?

    Could you explain?

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    Default Re: She got to the office - go to the office?

    Got Means reached.

    As I got the office, the rain started. But it cannot be "got to the office"


    Quote Originally Posted by user_gary View Post
    She noted down my fax number so that she could send me the documents when she got to the office.


    What is the meaning of `got to the office'. (I think: go to the office)

    Is it right or something else?

    Could you explain?

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    Quote Originally Posted by rajan View Post
    Got Means reached.

    As I got the office, the rain started. But it cannot be "got to the office"
    Thank you ------- Rajan

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    Default Re: She got to the office - go to the office?

    When she got to the office means when she arrived at the office and is correct.

    As I got to the office is correct as it means As I arrived or reached the office.

    As I got the office means As I received the office which woould be expressed as when I took over the rent of the office or bought the office or was given the office.

    The rent was increased 100 percent as soon as I got the office.

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    Default Re: She got to the office - go to the office?

    Quote Originally Posted by rajan View Post
    Got to means reached.
    As I got the office, the rain started.
    But it cannot be "got to the office"
    Oh yes it can!

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    Quote Originally Posted by curmudgeon View Post
    When she got to the office means when she arrived at the office and is correct.

    As I got to the office is correct as it means As I arrived or reached the office.

    As I got the office means As I received the office which woould be expressed as when I took over the rent of the office or bought the office or was given the office.

    The rent was increased 100 percent as soon as I got the office.
    Thank You.

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    Default Re: She got to the office - go to the office?

    Yes, 'get the office' means something. But not even I would assume that someone would wait until they came into possession of an office before sending a fax (and I think up some pretty extreme contexts, I know. )

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    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    Yes, 'get the office' means something. But not even I would assume that someone would wait until they came into possession of an office before sending a fax (and I think up some pretty extreme contexts, I know. )

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    I didn't understand what you are saying.

    Could you repeat above your statement in some other way so that I could understand?

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    Default Re: She got to the office - go to the office?

    I was referring to the context of the original question - 'She noted down my fax number so that she could send me the documents when she got to the office.'

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    I was saying that is unlikely that anyone would wait until they owned an office before sending a fax.
    Last edited by BobK; 13-Jan-2007 at 15:55. Reason: Added PS

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