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  1. FW
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    get arrested

    Is there a difference between:
    1-They got arrested.
    and:
    2-They were arrested.

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    Re: get arrested

    Got is more colloquial and informal.

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    Re: get arrested

    Quote Originally Posted by FW
    Is there a difference between:
    1-They got arrested.
    and:
    2-They were arrested.
    The same thing happened in either case.

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