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    climb out/get out/release

    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to tell me whether I am right with my interpretation of the expressions in bold in the following sentences?

    1.1.The child fell into a ditch and couldnít climb out of it without outside help.
    1.2.The child fell nto a ditch and couldnít get out of it without outside help.

    With good conduct he'll get out of prison in a few months.

    get out = leave, escape

    Get out of here!" the teacher shouted angrily to the misbehaving student.

    get out = leave or depart

    We must not let the news about this secret invention get out.

    get out = become known

    Once we get out the newsletter, we can concentrate on other projects.

    Our press is getting out two new books on ecology.

    get out = publish something

    He got out of jury duty because of his illness.

    get out of = to be excused from; avoid

    Tom complained that he didn't get anything out of the course on grammar.

    get out of = to gain from; extract from

    The amount offered by the Office of Presidential Affairs of Russia for the land is not being released.

    They released the list with the names of the prisoners.

    The information was released to the press.

    release = give out; publish; announce; make (information) available for publication

    I wish to be released from my contract.

    This payment will release you from any further obligation to the company.

    Death at last released her from her pain.

    release = exonerate; dispense; relieve

    You can be released from prison early, for good behaviour.

    He was released on bail.

    release = free, dismiss a detainee; grant freedom to; free from confinement

    The film has been released to various movie theaters.

    release = prepare and issue for public distribution; show a film

    He releases a black arrow from his bow.

    release an arrow = shoot an arrow

    The new government released the holdings in the dictator's bank account.

    release = make (assets) available

    Thank you for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.

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    Exclamation Re: climb out/get out/release

    Quote Originally Posted by vil View Post
    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to tell me whether I am right with my interpretation of the expressions in bold in the following sentences?

    1.1.The child fell into a ditch and couldnít climb out of it without outside help.
    1.2.The child fell nto a ditch and couldnít get out of it without outside help.

    With good conduct he'll get out of prison in a few months.

    get out = leave, escape

    Get out of here!" the teacher shouted angrily to the misbehaving student.

    get out = leave or depart

    We must not let the news about this secret invention get out.

    get out = become known

    Once we get out the newsletter, we can concentrate on other projects.

    Our press is getting out two new books on ecology.

    get out = publish something

    He got out of jury duty because of his illness.

    get out of = to be excused from; avoid

    Tom complained that he didn't get anything out of the course on grammar.

    get out of = to gain from; extract from

    The amount offered by the Office of Presidential Affairs of Russia for the land is not being released.

    They released the list with the names of the prisoners.

    The information was released to the press.

    release = give out; publish; announce; make (information) available for publication

    I wish to be released from my contract.

    This payment will release you from any further obligation to the company.

    Death at last released her from her pain. It sounds odd though it may be grammatical You can say this way:
    She would prefer death as a last resort to get herself released from her unbearable pain
    release = exonerate; dispense; relieve

    You can be released from prison early, for good behaviour.

    He was released on bail.

    release = free, dismiss a detainee; grant freedom to; free from confinement

    The film has been released in (to) various movie theaters.

    release = prepare and issue for public distribution; show a film

    He releases a black arrow from his bow.

    release an arrow = shoot an arrow

    The new government released the holdings to(in) the dictator's bank account.

    release = make (assets) available

    Thank you for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.
    released in movie theaters and released to somebody's account, otherwise all others seem OK.
    Last edited by sarat_106; 09-Feb-2010 at 15:49.

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    Re: climb out/get out/release

    And as the definition if 'make assets available', in is more logical, though freeze/free would sound more natural as verbs to me.

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