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    Default Auxiliary Verbs

    Auxiliary Verbs
    http://www.usingenglish.com/glossary...iary-verb.html

    Primary: be, do, have

    Modal: can, could, dare, may, might, must, need, ought to, shall, should, used to, will, would

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    'Get' can be used sometimes, too.

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    Please post a sentence using get as an auxiliary verb. (I would have, but I couldn't think of one.)

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    It's common in idiomatic passives: The work got done.

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    That's a good one! It did get done, didn't it?

    :wink:

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    That's a good one! It did get done, didn't it?

    :wink:
    Yesterday I got stuck in an elevator.

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    My car got stolen, my flat got burgled.....

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    I got stuck on a problem. :)



    We've got it going on, eh?

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    Get lost!

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    Okay.

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