Get Out Of
How to Conjugate Get Out Of
- Infinitive: Get Out Of
- Present Tense: Get Out Of/ Gets Out Of
- -ing Form: Getting Out Of
- Past Tense: Got Out Of
- Past Participle: Got/Gotten Out Of
Definitions of Get Out Of:
1. To receive a benefit and/or satisfaction from doing something.
Examples: More and more people are doing jobs for the fulfillment they get out of what they do versus the money.
Your body gets a lot out of just simply walking.
2. To make someone tell the truth or confess by using force, deceit, or pressure.
Examples: The police got the information out of him by threatening to shoot his dog.
What do I have to do to get the truth out of you, huh?
3. To exit a place, vehicle or situation.
Examples: The sheriff asked John to get out of the car and drop his weapon.
Her mood changed as soon as she got out of the house.
4. To find a way to avoid doing something that you don’t want to do.
Examples: I got out of working overtime by pretending I didn’t feel well.
Whew! I’m so glad we were able to get out of going to detention.
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