Passive with Get
The word get is sometimes used instead of be to form the passive. In such cases, get indicates a change in status or condition. For example,
|I got sick after eating the red meat.
They will get married tomorrow.
He got killed in the accident.
|(I became sick.)
(They changed from “single” to “married.”)
(Something caused him to die.)
Get is often used in idiomatic expressions. For example,
|What time will you get done?
James got drunk at the party.
I hope you get better soon.
We got engaged last week.
|(What time will you be finished?)
(He became drunk at the party.)
(I hope you become well soon.)
(We became an engaged couple.)
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