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Does "get to do something" ever have the meaning of "reaching something"? I think it only means "become".
5)[Filling / Filled] with a new sense of hope and direction, Bethany returns home. Against all odds, Bethany finally gets to compete in the national championships. ( Before the competition, Tom gives [advice / advise ] to his daughter: "The greatest surfers, they all have this sixth sense.
Last edited by keannu; 23-Jun-2013 at 08:48.
'...gets to compete' means '...has the opportunity to compete' or the wordier '...succeeds in gaining the opportunity to compete'.