Meaning: Avoid doing something you dislike
Example: I said I wasn't feeling well and GOT OUT OF the extra work.
Meaning: Leave a car, van, etc.
Example: We GOT OUT OF the taxi and paid the driver.
Meaning: Stop a regular activity or habit
Example: If you GET OUT OF a routine, it can be hard to start again.
- International English
- Contributed By: Michael Belasco
Meaning: Make someone confess or tell the truth
Example: The police couldn't GET any information OUT OF him.
Meaning: Make someone give something to you
Example: Did you GET a refund OUT OF the travel agency?
Meaning: Derive pleasure or benefit from something
Example: She's GETTING a lot OUT OF her university course.
Meaning: Help someone avoid doing something
Example: I GOT him OUT OF having to work at the weekend.