get about:  Despite being an octogenarian, she certainly gets about a lot. (To move about, especially out of bed after an illness)

get across:  I just don’t know how to get my message across to them. (To communicate successfully one’s ideas to others)

get ahead:  She’s giving up politics as she feels it’s hard for her to get ahead. (To be successful)

get ahead of:  Instead of getting ahead of others, we are actually falling further behind. (To be in front of)

get along:  They are trying to get along but they are arguing all the time. (To be on friendly terms)

get along:  He said he was quite happy when asked how he was getting along in his new job. (To manage successfully)

get around:  Rumour is getting around that Nick will be marrying a wealthy man’s daughter. (To circulate)

get around:  In the place where we visited, people got around on camels. (To travel from place to place)
get around:  The politician somehow got around the question without giving an answer. (To evade)

get at:  She didn’t seem to like him as she kept getting at him. (To make repeated criticisms against someone and cause them to feel annoyed)

get at:  Nobody knew what he was getting at by making a remark like that. (To state indirectly)
get at:  Someone put that book on the top shelf and now I can’t get at it. (To reach something)
get at:  We still think he’s the one who stole it; somehow, we will get at the truth. (To find out something)
get at:  The father got at the police, and the charges against his son were dropped. (To bribe, or illegally influence someone)

get away:  I want to know who deliberately opened the cage and let the bird get away? (To escape)

get away:  He told his friends that the one that got away was that big, using his hands to indicate the size of the fish. (To break free)
get away:  The boss felt he was overworked and that he needed to get away for a few days in Hawaii. (To holiday somewhere)
get away from:  We cannot get away from the fact that we just cannot afford to buy a new car. (To face fact)
get away with:  He must have thought he could get away with murder; he’s now in prison for life. (To escape punishment for something wrong that one has done)
get away with:  Maybe we can get away with entering the stadium for the match without tickets. (To succeed in doing something, which is not right)

get back:  We didn’t get back in time to watch the television programme. (To return to a place) 

get back:  She sworn to get him back for the remarks he made. (To do something in retaliation)
get back:  She still hasn’t got her puppy back after spending hours looking for it. (To have something returned)
get back to:  I’ll get back to him after he has calmed down completely. (To return to talk to someone)
get back to:  I hope he won’t interrupt again; let’s get back to our conversation.  (To do something again)
get back to:  She said she would get back to me in five minutes; it’s already one hour and I’m still waiting for her call. (To talk to someone again on the telephone)

get behind: Bob has got behind with his rent and is now avoiding the landlord. (To be in arrears)

get by:  He has to stop smoking and drinking as his old age pension is barely enough to get by. (To succeed in managing)

get by:  The handball got by the referee, and a penalty was not given. (To be unnoticed or ignored)

get down:  These pills were a bit too, and I had a hard time getting them down. (To swallow)

get down:  The frequent arguments between the parents are starting to get the children down. (To make depressed or unhappy)
get down:  He was a good speaker and we tried to get down all that he said. (To write down)
get down to:  It’s time to stop talking and get down to clearing out our bedroom. (To start doing something)

get in:  The lift was full and we couldn’t get in. (To enter a place)

get into: Something must have got into him; he doesn’t usually behave like that. (To cause surprise by behaving differently)

get into: Since her divorce, she has got into jogging. (To become interested in something)

get off:  The post office has just closed; now how am I going to get this letter off? (To send a letter, parcel, etc)

get off:  At bus stop some passengers sometimes get off a bus while it’s still moving. (To get out of a vehicle)
get off:  He got off owing to insufficient evidence. (To receive little or no punishment)

get on:  I got on a wrong bus the other day and ended up somewhere else. (To go onto a bus, etc)

get on:  How are you getting on in your new job? (To be able to manage)
get on:  Their parents don’t seem to get on with each other. (To have a good relationship)

get out:  I am getting the next edition of my book out by the end of the month. (To publish)

get out:  They believed he got out with outside help. (To help to escape)
get out of:  We’re having dinner with my mother-in-law tonight, but I’m planning to get out of it. (To avoid)
get out of:  The seminar was about the same as the others; I didn’t get much out of it. (To gain something that is useful)
get out of:  Someone has to tell him to get out of constantly interrupting. (To stop doing something habitually)

get over:  I still haven’t got over the death of my parrot. (To recover from a bad or sad experience)

get over with: It is getting over with the exams that I am looking forward to. (To complete an unpleasant but necessary task)

get round: Let us get round him to join us for a drink in the bar. (To persuade)

get round: We got round the problem of cost by sharing one hotel room. (To solve a problem)
get round to: We finally got round to painting the back room. (To do something that should have been done earlier)

get through:  I nearly killed myself when I failed to get through my final exam. (To pass an exam, test, etc)

get through:  It was the third attempt that I got through to the department. (To succeed in making contact by telephone)
get through to: We must try to get through to him that it’s dangerous to perform the stunt. (To make someone understand something) 

get to:  When she got to talking about politics, nothing could stop her. (To begin)

get to:  I think I am moving out; the constant traffic noise is really getting to me. (To adversely affect)

get together:  When we get together for a drink, we always end up arguing. (To come together)

get up:  Everybody gets up when the national anthem is played. (To stand up)

get up:  He only gets up when the second alarm clock goes off. (To wake up)
get up to:  What are those kids getting up to – walking in the street in the middle of the night? (To do something bad or suspicious)