to get out of



Idiom Definition 1

Idiom Definition - get out of

"to get out of"

to extract information or money from a person

 

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Idiom Definition 2

Idiom Definition - get out of

"to get out of"

to gain or receive something especially something of significance or value

 

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Idiom Definition 3

Idiom Definition - get out of

"to get out of"

to avoid

 

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Idiom Definition 4

Idiom Definition - get out of

"to get out of"

an escape, as from a difficult situation

 

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Idiom Definition 5

Idiom Definition - get out of

"to get out of"

to undress

 

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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - get out of

Two reporters are talking ...

Reporter 1:  The new federal budget is going to be issued next week.

Reporter 2:  It's too bad we couldn't get some information on what's in the budget.  It would make for some really good news.

Reporter 1:  I have a meeting with a deputy minister of finance tomorrow.

Reporter 2:  Let's see what information you can get out of him.  Maybe you can convince him to give you something.



Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - get out of

Two students are talking ...

Student 1:  Are you going to the professor's "special lecture" tonight?

Student 2:  I don't know. It's not compulsory. Are you going?

Student 1:  I think I will. I want to see if there is any valuable information he might share.

Student 2:  OK.  I'll go with you and we can see what we can get out of the lecture.


Idiom Scenario 3

Idiom Definition - get out of

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1:  When is your volunteer shift at the homeless shelter?

Friend 2:  I'm supposed to go at noon today but my girlfriend just called and invited me out for lunch.

Friend 1:  Is there any way you can get out of volunteering?

Friend 2:  The only way I can avoid volunteering today is if I can find someone to take my place. Could you help me out?


Idiom Scenario 4

Idiom Definition - get out of

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1:  You look terrible. Is that a black eye?

Friend 2:  Yes, my husband has become a monster.

Friend 1:  You need to leave.

Friend 2:  I can't. He controls the bank accounts and I have nowhere to go.

Friend 1:  Well, you can't stay in an abusive relationship. We'll find a way for you to get out.


Idiom Scenario 5

Idiom Definition - get out of

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1:  Wow. That was quite the rainstorm.

Friend 2:  And completely unexpected.  There was nothing in the forecast about rain.

Friend 1:  Let's get out of these wet clothes.

Friend 2:  Sure.  Have you got something I can wear?





to get out of - Usage:

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to get out of - Gerund Form:

Getting money out of your friends is not always easy.

Getting your fair share of attention out of the teacher requires diligence.

Getting out of emptying the trash by tricky your brother is fun.

Getting out of jail before you have finished your term is almost impossible.

Getting out of your wet clothes after being caught in the rain is a relief.



to get out of - Examples:

1)  You are completely right about getting out of your comfort zone in order to learn.

2)  Why not give our 7 simple steps to getting out of debt at try?

3)  I thank God that i am getting out of this mess.

4)  You are not a bad person for getting out of a situation that was hurting you and making you hurt yourself.

5)  Where are you moving by the way, since you're getting out of Kansas?

6)  The farmer's market is a great place to get out of the office and enjoy lunch outdoors on a sunny SF afternoon!

7)  The easy earnings we get out of high prices are now gone.

8)  Then you get out of college and then you come and you work here.

9)  ... copy I got from the pharmacy, which made so angry she told me me get out of her office.

10)  A great tool for flyers that want to get out of the middle seat or just find a seat on a full flight.

11)  ... years of her life and also writes about her suicide attempt without explaining how she gets out of the gas-filled garage alive.

12)  Because no one gets out of the business if they don't have to, and no one has ...

13)  Finally the nice man gets out of his dry van, into the rain, and helps her right her ...

14)  Newspaper work will not harm a young writer and could help him if he gets out of it in time.

15)  This never really gets out of the starting gate.

16)  She got out of her cage three times.

17)  JLP at All Financial Matters recently shared the story of how he got out of credit card debt.

18)  ... she doesn't have to worry and it's been almost a year since I got out of the hospital.

19)  What I got out of it is (skimming a bit and skipping 50 page-long speeches) is ...

20)  ... be the story of a breach in Laura Munson's marriage, and how she got out of her husband's, and her own, way to happiness.