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  1. beachboy's Avatar
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    #1

    take x get

    Dear, the dog is annoying me. Could you please take/get it out of here?
    Are both right? Is there a more suitable verb?

  2. Barb_D's Avatar
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    #2

    Re: take x get

    If the other person says "Shoo! Go away! Go lie down on your bed" and the dog leaves, she "got it out of there."



    If the other person gets up and leaves with the dog, she has "taken it out of there."
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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