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#111560 09/05/03 04:21 PM
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I am not really sure whether he needs this or not, but the pull up thread gave me the idea of getting input on "get up". Could you list some uses and perhaps explain them, please? Thanks.


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"Look at the get-up she's wearing!" (very odd or unfashionable clothes)
"Where's your get-up-and-go?"
"It got up and went." (energy and enthusiasm)
Is this the kind of thing you had in mind, Jackie? Or are you just getting up to something? (being mischievious)


#111562 09/06/03 02:28 AM
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ya gotta get-up,
ya gotta get-up,
ya gotta get-up in the morning.
(chanted)


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Is this the kind of thing you had in mind, Jackie? Or are you just getting up to something?
Oh, I'm always up to something! (heh heh heh)


#111564 09/09/03 05:10 AM
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no surprise that "to get" is extremely difficult to learn.
It means EVERYTHING!


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...and then there's: 'to beget'...


#111566 09/09/03 05:58 PM
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Jackie, I found out uses "get up" as following: get up - to rise, reach to a pleace, make rise, wake somebady, arrange the apperance, to get oneself up, produce (e.g. steam).

































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Very good, K!
to rise, I get up at 6:00 every morning.
reach to a pleace,Can we get up to the top of the mountain before sunset?
make rise, My son gets up at 5:30 on school mornings. (I was not certain of what you meant by this one.)
wake somebady, I get my son up at 5:30.
arrange the apperance,
to get oneself up,
(Again I am not certain, but I believe the above two are related.) She really got herself up, to impress this man. (She took great care to appear at her best.) (Or, let's say she goes to a gathering where her clothes are completely different from everyone else's. Then, someone might say) Look at that get-up! (Meaning her outlandish clothes.)
produce (e.g. steam). The train had to get up a real head of steam, to get up (!) the steep incline. (E, you're right--it does mean everything! )




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...and then there's: 'to beget'...

Only in the Bible, Dixbie, only in the Bible ... it's done differently these days!


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it's done differently these days!

Yeah? Well, I'll be a misbegotten son of a...*

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